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Dissenter

  

      n     (Christianity)     (chiefly Brit)   a Nonconformist or a person who refuses to conform to the established church  
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dissent  
      vb   intr  
1    to have a disagreement or withhold assent  
2      (Christianity)   to refuse to conform to the doctrines, beliefs, or practices of an established church, and to adhere to a different system of beliefs and practices  
      n  
3    a difference of opinion  
4      (Christianity)   separation from an established church; Nonconformism  
5    the voicing of a minority opinion in announcing the decision on a case at law; dissenting judgment  
     (C16: from Latin dissentire to disagree, from dis-1 + sentire to perceive, feel)  
   dissenter             n  
  dissenting      adj  
  dissentingly      adv  

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dissenter

  
  
disputant, dissident, nonconformist, objector, protestant  

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