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troublemaker

noun [C] uk   /ˈtrʌb.l̩ˌmeɪ.kər/  us   /-kɚ/
someone who intentionally causes problems for other people, especially people who are in a position of power or authority: I was worried that I would be regarded as a troublemaker if I complained about the safety standards.
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