a fighter for freedom, especially a person who battles against established forces of tyranny and dictatorship.
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How to use freedom fighter in a sentence
Our forefathers, our freedom fighters, fought the British to give us this independent India, this grand idea of a democracy.'While I'm Alive, I'll Keep Speaking.' Journalist Rana Ayyub's Fight to Expose the Truth in India | Billy Perrigo | October 22, 2021 | Time
Sabaya’s intimacy elicits intense admiration for these freedom fighters, and compassion for the women they extricate from the figurative jaws of hell.The Real-Life Superheroes Rescuing ISIS Sex Slaves | Nick Schager | July 30, 2021 | The Daily Beast
As a freedom fighter, Mandela was an adversary of those who steadfastly supported the Apartheid government that oppressed him.
But Van Dyke has also been the target of blistering criticism from those who see him as less freedom fighter and more war tourist.
Sax accuses the ACLU of casting itself as a “freedom fighter” and casting him as “the Ku Klux Klan.”Classroom Warfare: Same-Sex Classes at Public Schools Ignite a Fight | Abigail Pesta | August 22, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
For you, who, like Bolívar, are and will always be a true freedom fighter.Hugo Chávez Claims U.S. Gives Leaders Cancer and More Crazy Quotes | | December 30, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mike Giglio finds the Facebook freedom fighter who helped bring down 30 years of the country's iron rule.
British Dictionary definitions for freedom fighter
a militant revolutionary
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