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English definition of “turbulence”

turbulence

noun [U]  /ˈtɜr·bjə·ləns/ us  

turbulence noun [U] (CONFUSION)

a state of confusion and lack of order: political turbulence His songs reflect the turbulence of his times.

turbulence noun [U] (CURRENTS)

strong, uneven currents in air or water: The plane ran into some turbulence over the Atlantic.
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