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renegade

noun [C] uk   /ˈren.ɪ.ɡeɪd/ formal disapproving us  
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.
renegade
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
a renegade soldier/priest
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