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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhistle-blowerˈwhistle-ˌblower noun [countable]  TELLsomeone who tells people in authority or the public about dishonest or illegal practices at the place where they workwhistle-blowing noun [uncountable]
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whistle-blowerWhat is disturbing is that it is typical of a new intolerance against whistle-blowers that raises serious questions about free speech.Perhaps he was viewed less as a courageous whistle-blower than as an irritating gad-fly.The tendency of bureaucrats to take a dim view of whistle-blowers is particularly marked in the military.One of the most moving stories, he says in an interview, is that of a young whistle-blower.
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