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English definition of “revolt”


verb  /rɪˈvoʊlt/ us  

revolt verb (FIGHT)

[I] to take violent action against authority, or to refuse to be controlled or ruled: Californians may be ready to revolt against broad cuts in government services.

revolt verb (DISGUST)

[T] to make someone feel disgusted: I was revolted by his cruelty.
(Definition of revolt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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