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rebellion

noun [C/U]  us   /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.
Translations of “rebellion”
in Korean 반란…
in Arabic تَمَرُّد…
in Portuguese rebelião…
in Catalan rebel·lió…
in Japanese 反逆, 反乱, 暴動…
in Italian ribellione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反叛,造反, 叛亂, 叛逆…
in Russian восстание…
in Turkish isyan, ayaklanma, başkaldırı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反叛,造反, 叛乱, 叛逆…
in Polish rebelia, bunt…
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