dissent collocations and examples

 UK /dɪˈsent/

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disagreement with the ideas of people in authority


Adjectives frequently used with dissent
types of dissent: political, religiousThe extension of security policies in many countries has been used to suppress political dissent.within an organization: internalSome of the main political parties have been affected by internal dissent.legal or sensible: legitimate, rationalThe definition of terrorism in the Act is so wide as to endanger legitimate dissent.
Verbs frequently used with dissent
stop dissent: crush, quell, repress, silence, stifle, suppressThis ban was an attempt to silence all dissent within the party.allow dissent: tolerateIt is an ideology that tolerates no dissent.express dissent: express, showLiterature is an important way of expressing dissent or criticism.
Nouns + of frequently used before dissent
expression, suppression, voiceAll the while he has kept his colleagues in their places, stifling any voices of dissent.
 
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