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revolution

noun [C or U] (POLITICS)    /ˌrev.əˈluː.ʃən/
B2 a change in the way a country is governed, usually to a different political system and often using violence or war: The French Revolution changed France from a monarchy to a republic. The country seems to be heading towards revolution.Taking action against people in power
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