- n disagreement; especially disagreement with the government
- Paradoxically, the color question stirred up the one breath of dissidence at the San Francisco conference.
- But as European leaders struggle to restore economic confidence, independent thinking can look perilously close to dissidence.
- For all the talk about party unity, both conventions were marked by a certain dissidence.
- Nicolas Sarkozy in ABC Online
Born a year after the Russian revolution, for the very long years of Soviet terror he incarnated 'dissidence',Mr Sarkozy said in a statement. "It was Alexander Solzhenitsyn who opened the eyes of the world to the reality of the Soviet...
- LK Advani in Hindu
Mr. Advani said, "Normally anti-incumbency factor is associated more with sitting MLAs and candidates. But the BJP has made certain changes [in appointment of the candidates] which will benefit the party." "Dissidence will also not affect the...
- Fidel Castro in CubaNet
The much-publicized dissidence, or alleged opposition in Cuba, exists only in the fevered minds of the Cuban-American mafia and the bureaucrats in the White House,Castro said to resounding applause.