political agitator

political agitator
политический подстрекатель

Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • political agitator — index malcontent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • agitator — n. a political agitator * * * [ ædʒɪteɪtə] a political agitator …   Combinatory dictionary

  • agitator — [[t]æ̱ʤɪteɪtə(r)[/t]] agitators N COUNT: oft supp N (disapproval) If you describe someone involved in politics as an agitator, you disapprove of them because of the trouble they cause in organizing campaigns and protests. ...a famous actress who… …   English dictionary

  • agitator — a|gi|ta|tor [ˈædʒıteıtə US ər] n someone who encourages people to work towards changing something in society used to show disapproval ▪ a political agitator …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • agitator — noun (C) 1 someone who encourages people to work towards changing something in society: a political agitator 2 a machine used to shake or mix liquids …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • agitator — (n.) 1640s, agent noun from AGITATE (Cf. agitate) (v.); originally elected representative of the common soldiers in Cromwell s army, who brought grievances (chiefly over lack of pay) to their officers and Parliament. Political sense is first… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Agitator — Ag i*ta tor, n. [L.] 1. One who agitates; one who stirs up or excites others; as, political reformers and agitators. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eng. Hist.) One of a body of men appointed by the army, in Cromwell s time, to look after their interests;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agitator — UK [ˈædʒɪˌteɪtə(r)] / US [ˈædʒɪˌteɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms agitator : singular agitator plural agitators 1) mainly journalism someone who organizes and persuades people to join a protest or political activity. This word shows that you do …   English dictionary

  • agitator — One who stirs up discontent with prevailing social, economic, or political conditions. See labor agitator; seditious agitator …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • agitator — noun Date: circa 1734 one that agitates: as a. one who stirs up public feeling on controversial issues < political agitators > b. a device or an apparatus for stirring or shaking …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • agitator — agitatorial /aj i teuh tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. /aj i tay teuhr/, n. 1. a person who stirs up others in order to upset the status quo and further a political, social, or other cause: The boss said he would fire any union agitators. 2. a machine …   Universalium


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