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whistle-blower

noun [C] ( also whistleblower)
 
 
WORKPLACE
a person who works for a company or organization that tells an authority about something illegal happening within the company or organization: Within many organisations a whistleblower is contemptuously regarded as a 'grass' or 'sneak'.
whistle-blowing noun [U] →  See also gagging clause
Translations of “whistle-blower”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指政府部門或公司裡的)告發者,揭發者…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指政府部门或公司里的)告发者,揭发者…
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