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English definition of “renegade”

renegade

noun [C]     /ˈren.ɪ.ɡeɪd/ formal disapproving
a person who has changed their feelings of support and duty from one political, religious, national, etc. group to a new one: A band of renegades had captured the prince and were holding him to ransom.Supporters, members and defendersBelievers and non-believers renegade     adjective [before noun] a renegade soldier/priestSupporters, members and defendersBelievers and non-believers
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