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tumult

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈtjuː.mʌlt/  us   /ˈtuː-/ formal
a loud noise, especially that produced by an excited crowd, or a state of confusion, change, or uncertainty: You couldn't hear her speak over the tumult from the screaming fans. From every direction, people were running and shouting and falling over each other in a tumult of confusion. The financial markets are in tumult.
Translations of “tumult”
in Vietnamese tiếng ầm ĩ…
in Spanish tumulto, alboroto…
in Thai ความอลเวง…
in Malaysian kegamatan…
in French tumulte…
in German das Getöse…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吵鬧,喧嘩, 騷亂,混亂…
in Indonesian keributan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吵闹,喧哗, 骚乱,混乱…
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