Meaning of “maverick” in the English Dictionary

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"maverick" in American English

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mavericknoun [ C ]

us /ˈmæv·ər·ɪk/

a person who thinks and acts independently of and differently from others:

She is considered a political maverick.

(Definition of “maverick” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"maverick" in Business English

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mavericknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmævərɪk/ us

a person who thinks and acts in an independent way that is different from what is usual or expected:

She has established a reputation as a maverick.
a maverick businessman/personality/senator

(Definition of “maverick” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)