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turmoil

noun [S or U] uk   /ˈtɜː.mɔɪl/ us    /ˈtɝː-/
C2 a state of confusion, uncertainty, or disorder: The whole region is in turmoil. The country is in a state of political turmoil. The Stock Exchange is in turmoil following a huge wave of selling.Social order and disorderConfusion, confusing and feeling confused
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