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nonconformist

noun [C] uk   /ˌnɒn.kənˈfɔː.mɪst/  us   /ˌnɑːn.kənˈfɔːr-/
someone who lives and thinks in a way that is different from other people (also Nonconformist) religion a member of a Christian group that is Protestant but does not belong to the Church of England
nonconformist
adjective uk   us  
nonconformist behaviour a Nonconformist minister
nonconformity
noun [U] uk   /-mə.ti/  us   /-mə.t̬i/ (also nonconformism, uk   /-mɪ.zəm/ us   )
Her clothes were an immediate signal of her nonconformity.
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