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Meaning of CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

Pronunciation:  'sivul `disu'beedeeuns

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a group's refusal to obey a law because they believe the law is immoral (as in protest against discrimination); "Thoreau wrote a famous essay justifying civil disobedience"
 
 See Also: direct action, protest march, sit-in

 

 

 

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