renegade Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"renegade" in British English

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renegadenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈren.ɪ.ɡeɪd/ formal disapproving
a ​person who has ​changedtheirfeelings 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
(Definition of renegade from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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renegadenoun [C]

 us   /ˈren·ɪˌɡeɪd/
a ​person who has ​changed from ​supporting esp. one ​political, ​religious, or ​nationalgroup to ​supporting another: a renegade ​state She’s always been a renegade.
(Definition of renegade from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “renegade”
in Chinese (Simplified) 叛徒, 变节者, 背叛者…
in Turkish dönek kimse, dönme…
in Russian ренегат, изменник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 叛徒, 變節者, 背叛者…
in Polish renegat, zdraj-ca/czyni…
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