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dissenter

[ dih-sen-ter ]
/ dɪˈsɛn tər /
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noun

a person who dissents, as from an established church, political party, or majority opinion.
(sometimes initial capital letter) an English Protestant who dissents from the Church of England.

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Origin of dissenter

First recorded in 1630–40; dissent + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for dissenter

Dissenter
/ (dɪˈsɛntə) /

noun

Christianity, mainly British a Nonconformist or a person who refuses to conform to the established church
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