dissenter

[ dih-sen-ter ]
/ dɪˈsɛn tər /

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.

Origin of dissenter

First recorded in 1630–40; dissent + -er1
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Dissenter

/ (dɪˈsɛntə) /

noun

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