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conscientious objectornoun [C]

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a ​person who ​refuses to ​work in the ​armedforces for ​moral or ​religiousreasons
(Definition of conscientious objector from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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