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nonconformist

noun [C] uk   /ˌnɒn.kənˈfɔː.mɪst/ us    /ˌnɑːn.kənˈfɔːr-/
someone who lives and thinks in a way that is different from other peopleCustom, tradition and conformity (also Nonconformist) religion a member of a Christian group that is Protestant but does not belong to the Church of EnglandFollowers of religious groups
nonconformist
adjective uk   us  
nonconformist behaviour a Nonconformist ministerCustom, tradition and conformity
nonconformity
noun [U] uk   /-mə.ti/ us    /-mə.t̬i/ (also nonconformism,   /-mɪ.zəm/   )
Her clothes were an immediate signal of her nonconformity.Custom, tradition and conformity
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