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rebellion

noun [C/U]    /rəˈbel·jən/
violent action organized by a group of people who refuse to accept their government’s power and are willing to use force to oppose it: [C] The African-American Nat Turner led an 1831 rebellion. Rebellion is also a feeling of strong disagreement with an organization or with people in authority: [U] Many students were in rebellion against the older generation.
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