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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 Vietnamese sự náo động…
in Spanish caos, confusión, lío…
in Thai ความสับสนอลหม่าน…
in Malaysian kekacauan…
in French émoi…
in German der Aufruhr…
in Chinese (Traditional) 混亂,騷亂,動亂…
in Indonesian kekalutan…
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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