(law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority
"he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"
a difference of opinion
protest, objection, dissent(verb)
the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
"Several Republicans dissented"
protest, resist, dissent(verb)
express opposition through action or words
"dissent to the laws of the country"
disagree, differ, dissent, take issue(verb)
be of different opinions
"I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
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How to use dissent in a sentence?
Getting any color will continue to be very important and so will getting a sense of what type of dissent was present among voting members.
The proposed counter-terrorism law vastly expands the Egyptian authorities’ powers and threatens the most fundamental rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and association, if approved, it is set to become yet another tool for the authorities to crush all forms of dissent.
If our democracy is to flourish, it must have criticism if our government is to function it must have dissent.
We must dare to think "unthinkable" thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world. We must learn to welcome and not to fear the voices of dissent. We must dare to think about "unthinkable things" because when things become unthinkable, thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
Though Bose felt conflicted by the gap between what Japan said it wanted to achieve for Asia and the reality, Though Bose friendships with the Japanese and citizenship made it impossible for Though Bose to dissent.
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- разногласие, несъгласие, не се съгласявам, разколBulgarian
- disentir, discrepar, disensiónSpanish
- olla eri mieltä, toisinajatteluFinnish
- mì-chòrd, eas-aontaScottish Gaelic
- discrepare, disconvenire, dissentire, divergereItalian
- van mening verschillen, afwijking van meningDutch
- dissentir, discordarPortuguese
- несогласие, раскол, разногласие, расходиться, инакомыслие, воRussian
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