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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: rebel /ˈreb(ə)l/ 
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singularrebel
pluralrebels

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  1. 1
    someone who tries to remove a government or leader using force

    Fighting between the rebels and government troops continues in the north.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to rebels or their activities

      a rebel leader/general

      rebel forces/troops

      The town fell into rebel hands.

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