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English definition of “freedom fighter”

freedom fighter

noun [C]    
a person who uses violent methods to try to remove a government from power : It's often said that one person's freedom fighter is another person's terrorist .Taking action against people in power
(Definition of freedom fighter noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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