whistleblower

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

whistleblower (plural whistleblowers)

  1. Alternative form of whistle-blower

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English whistle-blower.

Noun[edit]

whistleblower

  1. whistle-blower ((former) public employee who informs the general populace about breaches of law)
    • 2016, Bastian Obermayer, Frederik Obermaier, Panama Papers: Historien om en verdensomspændende afsløring, Politikens Forlag (ISBN 9788740035087)
      ... whistleblowere og aktivister i USA og Europa har fået ødelagt deres liv ...
      ... whistle-blowers and activists in USA and Europe have had their lives destroyed ...
    • 2013, Charlotte Langkilde, Bedraget – Sagen om Nordisk Fjer, Lindhardt og Ringhof (ISBN 9788711386422)
      Jeg har stillet mange whistleblowere spørgsmålet, om det var det hele værd.
      I have asked many whistle-blowers whether it was worth it all.
    • 2014, Glenn Greenwald (tr. by Niels Ivar Larsen), Overvåget, Informations Forlag (ISBN 9788775148875)
      Obamaregeringen, som har stået for flere retssager mod whistleblowere, end alle hans[sic, meaning dens] forgængere til sammen, ...
      The Obama administration, which has been responsible for more trials against whistle-blowers than all his[sic, meaning its] predecessors taken together, ...

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