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rebellion

noun [C or U] uk   /rɪˈbel.i.ən/ us  
C1 violent action organized by a group of people who are trying to change the political system in their country: The government has brutally crushed the rebellion. action against those in authority, against the rules, or against normal and accepted ways of behaving: a backbench rebellion against the new foreign policy her teenage rebellion
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