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Dissent 1100 Words You Need Week 31 Day 4

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Dissent 1100 Words You Need

Dissent 1100 Words You Need Week 31 Day 4 with authentic materials and examples, synonyms, antonyms, illustrated flashcards and text-to-speech for GRE, TOEFL & IELTS

/dɪˈsent/ (noun & verb)

strong disagreement, conflict, strife, opposition, heresy, dissension, disagree, veto, oppose, rebel, dispute

Democracy is all about voice. Its governance premise—of, by, and for the people—requires that voices of the people must be heard. Therein lies the bedrock of the trust between those who govern and the people who choose them. Voices are expressed in different ways: the individual, groups of persons (with a unifying interest or public policy stance), people empowered to express the will of the people (ministers and MPs), and the media (the people’s watchdog). Are these voices being heard? Two years ago (in The Indian Express, November 23, 2015), I had said: open and distortion-free channels of communication are essential for both the governed and those who govern, some channels (including political channels) were clogged, the deliberate non-engagement of the media was costing the government, and some channels were mute from fear. The article concluded with the plea to end the collective sound of silence and open doors to discussion and dissent, essential ingredients of democracy. So, where are we today?

Source: https://www.financialexpress.com/

Antonyms: agreement, agree

Noun: dissenter

Adjective: dissenting


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