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Dissent – strong disagreement with an official view or policy 


(Pronounced diss-ent)

To remember the definition of the word dissent, use the following mnemonic:

This man was sent off (dissent). Some spectators strongly disagreed. 

dissent is a strong disagreement, especially one that is supported by most people


Examples of dissent in a sentence

In those days, religious dissent was not tolerated.

dissent altogether from such an unwise idea.

In the early 1960s, the voices of dissent began to rise.

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