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English definition of “rebel”

rebel

verb [I]
 
 
/rɪˈbel/ (present participle rebelling, past tense and past participle rebelled)
FIGHT to fight against the governmentTaking action against people in power
NOT OBEY B2 to refuse to obey rules because you do not like authority: She rebelled against her family.Taking action against people in power
(Definition of rebel verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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