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turbulence

noun [U] (CONFUSION)    /ˈtɜː.bjʊ.ləns/ US  /ˈtɝː.bjə-/
a state of confusion without any order: The era was characterized by political and cultural turbulence. There are signs of turbulence ahead for the economy.Social order and disorderConfusion, confusing and feeling confused
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