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freedom fighter

a fighter for freedom, especially a person who battles against established forces of tyranny and dictatorship.
Origin of freedom fighter
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The idea being that the party of revolutionaries starts off implementing great socialist policies under the key freedom fighter.
  • What counts is how the outcome is experienced: as the triumph of the freedom fighter or as the consolation for the defeated.
British Dictionary definitions for freedom fighter

freedom fighter

a militant revolutionary
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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