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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.
Translations of “turmoil”
in Spanish caos, confusión, lío…
in French émoi…
in German der Aufruhr…
in Chinese (Traditional) 混亂,騷亂,動亂…
in Russian смятение…
in Turkish karışıklık, keşmekeş, karmaşa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 混乱,骚乱,动乱…
in Polish chaos, zamieszanie…
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