Meaning of “dissent” - Learner’s Dictionary

dissent

noun [ U ] uk us /dɪˈsent/

a situation in which someone does not agree with something:

There is a lot of dissent within the Church about gay priests.
dissent verb [ I ]

to not agree with other people about something

dissenter noun [ C ]

(Definition of “dissent” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)