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sedition

noun [U] uk   /sɪˈdɪʃ.ən/ formal us  
language or behaviour that is intended to persuade other people to oppose their governmentOpposing and againstActivism and pressure groupsTerrorism and political crime
seditious
adjective uk   /-əs/ us  
She was arrested after making a speech that the government considered to be seditious.Opposing and againstActivism and pressure groups
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