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commotion

noun [S or U] uk   /kəˈməʊ.ʃən/  us   /-ˈmoʊ-/
a sudden short period of noise, confusion, or excited movement: His arrival caused quite a commotion. He looked up to see what all the commotion was about.
Translations of “commotion”
in Arabic هَياج, فَوضى…
in Korean 소동…
in Malaysian kekecohan…
in French tumulte…
in Turkish hengame, hır gür, koşuşturma…
in Italian scompiglio, confusione, agitazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 喧鬧, 喧囂, 混亂…
in Russian шум, суматоха…
in Polish zamieszanie…
in Vietnamese sự chấn động…
in Spanish escándalo, alboroto, jaleo…
in Portuguese tumulto, alvoroço…
in Thai ความสับสนวุ่นวาย…
in German der Aufruhr…
in Catalan rebombori…
in Japanese 騒ぎ, 動揺…
in Indonesian keributan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喧闹, 喧嚣, 混乱…
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