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whis·tle·blow·er or whis·tle-blow·er or whistle blower  audio  (hwsl-blr, ws-) KEY 

NOUN:
One who reveals wrongdoing within an organization to the public or to those in positions of authority: "The Pentagon's most famous whistleblower is . . . hoping to get another chance to search for government waste" (Washington Post).


OTHER FORMS:
whistle-blowing(Noun)


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