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English definition of “rebel”


noun [C]     /ˈreb.əl/
B2 a person who is opposed to the political system in their country and tries to change it using force , or a person who shows their disagreement with the ideas of people in authority or of society by behaving differently : The rebels took over the capital and set up a new government . He was a bit of a rebel when he was a teenager and dyed his hair pink .Activism and pressure groupsTaking action against people in power
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