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  Definition of insurgent
  1. a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
  2. a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
  3. in opposition to a civil authority or government
Similar Words: guerrilla, guerilla, irregular, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebel, seditious, subversive

 

Hyponyms: Maquis, Maquisard, urban guerrilla, mutineer, Young Turk, Turner, Nat Turner, Vesey, Denmark Vesey, Wallace, Sir William Wallace

 

Member Meronyms: guerrilla force, guerilla force

 

Derivational Morphology: rebel, arise, rise, rise up

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: ‏متمرد   Bulgarian: метежник  
Croatian: pobunjenik   Dutch: opstandeling  
Finnish: kapinallinen   French: insurgé  
German: Aufständischer   Greek: αντάρτης  
Hebrew: מתקומם   Hungarian: felkelő  
Indonesian: pendurhaka   Italian: insorto  
Japanese: 謀叛人   Korean: 반역자  
Latin: rebellis   Polish: rebeliant  
Portuguese: insurgente   Russian: мятежник  
Serbian: побуњеник   Spanish: insurgente  
Turkish: isyancı   Ukrainian: повстанець  
Vietnamese: người khởi nghĩa  
 
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