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Meaning of “maverick” in the English Dictionary

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mavericknoun [C]

 us   /ˈmæv·ər·ɪk/
a ​person who ​thinks and ​actsindependently of and ​differently from ​others: She is ​considered a ​political maverick.
(Definition of maverick from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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mavericknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmævərɪk/
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)
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