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English definition of “mutiny”

mutiny

noun [C/U]    /ˈmju·tən·i/
refusal to obey orders, or a violent attempt to take control from people in authority, esp. in the military or on a ship: [U] Walker’s superiors charged him with mutiny. mutinous    /ˈmju·tən·əs/ adjective Mutinous troops failed to overthrow the government. mutiny    /ˈmju·tən·i/ verb [I] The crew mutinied and took over the ship.
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