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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·si·dent /-dənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·si·dent a.  No agreeing; dissenting; discordant; different.
    Our life and manners be dissident from theirs.   --Robynson (More's Utopia).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·si·dent, n. Eccl. One who disagrees or dissents; one who separates from the established religion.
    The dissident, habituated and taught to think of his dissidencas a laudable and necessary opposition to ecclesiastical usurpation.   --I. Taylor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or
             standards [syn: heretical, heterodox]
      2: disagreeing, especially with a majority [syn: dissentient,
      n : a person who dissents from some established policy [syn: dissenter,
           protester, objector, contestant]