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a person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church

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characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards

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disagreeing, especially with a majority

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Depending on the maturity level and the rationality of the dissident directors, I think they can play a very strong role.
Nearly all dissidents want to take Myanmar citizenship again, but we have no choice (under this rule).
Another prominent dissident, Guido Sigler Amaya, who also refused to go into exile in Spain, was released recently.
The comments came after a two week period blighted by repeated dissident attacks which have narrowly avoided causing multiple deaths.
Cuba came under heavy international criticism after the February 23 death of hunger striking dissident Orlando Zapata Tamayo.
The chilling warning comes just days after Gerry Adams revealed the PSNI has told him he is being targeted by dissidents.
Nine dissidents were named in the statement, including blind ''barefoot'' lawyer Chen Guangcheng who defended citizens against forced abortion, Aids activist Hu Jia, Huang Qi who founded the 64tianwang.
Wilman Villar, a Cuban political dissident who began a hunger strike in late November, died Jan.
But yesterday in his Easter message, Deputy First Minister and former IRA leader, Martin McGuinness, warned that the dissidents calling themselves the IRA, are doing nothing for the future peace of Northern Ireland.
There is, however, another definition of dissident, "one who openly disagrees with a prevailing system that is intolerant of opposition.
Careless communications, the dissidents explain, can trigger crackdowns, closing precious avenues of contact.
I think the Internet is hastening China along the same path that South Korea, Chile, and Taiwan pioneered: In each place, a booming economy nurtured a middle class, leading to better schools, more international contact, and a growing squeamishness about torturing dissidents.
The Cuban American Bar Association has filed a petition with the Organization of American States seeking relief against human rights violations committed by the Cuban government in relation to its latest crackdown on political dissidents
Relations between Cuba and Europe chilled after Cuba cracked down on the island's opposition in March 2003, rounding up and sentencing 75 dissidents to prison terms ranging from six to 28 years.