n. 反政府的人; 反叛者; 造反者; 叛逆者
Rebels are people who are fighting against their own country's army in order to change the political system there.
...fighting between rebels and government forces.
...rebel forces in Liberia.
Politicians who oppose some of their own party's policies can be referred to as rebels.
The rebels want another 1% cut in interest rates.
If politicians rebel against one of their own party's policies, they show that they oppose it.
More than forty Conservative MPs rebelled against the government and voted against the bill.
...MPs planning to rebel over the proposed welfare cuts...
You can say that someone is a rebel if you think that they behave differently from other people and have rejected the values of society or of their parents.
She had been a rebel at school.
When someone rebels, they start to behave differently from other people and reject the values of society or of their parents.
The child who rebels is unlikely to be overlooked...
I was very young and rebelling against everything.
1. a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
2. someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
1. take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
2. break with established customs
1. used by northerners of Confederate soldiers;
2. participating in organized resistance to a constituted government;
The rebel forces have been repeatedly attacked by loyalist troops.
The rebel army is attempting to subvert the government.
There were unconfirmed reports that the rebel army was advancing upon the town.
Two of the rebel leaders were strung up as a warning to the others.
The government tried to liquidate the rebel movement and failed.