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dissenting

dis en ting

  • v  withhold assent
  • v  express opposition through action or words
  • v  be of different opinions
  • s  disagreeing, especially with a majority

  • A new book titled Improbable Cause, written by Les Filotas, one of the dissenting air-safety board members, promises on its cover to expose the "deceit and dissent in the .
  • Even the dissenting judge agreed that the charge that Kastner had "prepared the way for the destruction of Hungarian Jewry" was baseless.
  • But with more than a few lone dissenting votes in the Senate over 30 years, including his opposition to popular nominations and education bills, he'll be remembered mainly as the .
News & Articles

  • Perils of rebel aid
    The United States has decided to provide weapons and other aid to the rebels fighting the Assad regime in Syria. But, there are a lot of dissenting voices on the issue. 0 read more
    June 15, 2013 - KETK 56 Tyler
  • Comment on Hazardous Fire Risk Reduction Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Berkeley/Oakland Hills
    I am submitting this comment [to FEMA] as a frequent user of the Claremont Canyon and Strawberry Canyon trails and resident at 6442 Hillegass Avenue, Oakland; and apparently a mildly dissenting member of the Claremont Canyon Conservancy.
    June 14, 2013 - The Berkeley Daily Planet
  • Split Decision
    The panel, in a 2-1 decision, said the JNOV granted by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge John Wiley was both procedurally and substantively flawed. The dissenting justice argued that the JNOV should stand because the plaintiffs failed to prove their case and that any procedural error was harmless.
    June 14, 2013 - Metropolitan News-Enterprise
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Xinhua
    Whenever I see violence perpetrated on people who are peacefully dissenting, and whenever the American people see that, I think they're rightfully troubled,said Obama.
  • Carlton Cuse in TIME
    Where the membership stands could not be more clear,said Carlton Cuse, an executive producer of the television drama "Lost" and a member of the guild negotiating committee. "There was not a single dissenting voice in the room."
  • Ann Wright in Guardian Unlimited
    The Bush administration has convinced the Canadian government to do its dirty work, to deny entry to people who are dissenting against Bush administration policies,said Ann Wright, a retired Army colonel and diplomat who was turned back at...

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