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uprising

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈʌpˌraɪ.zɪŋ/ (also rising)
an act of opposition, sometimes using violence, by many people in one area of a country against those who are in power: Following a determined resistance in the east, there was eventually a popular uprising in the capital.
Translations of “uprising”
in Arabic انتِفاضة…
in Korean 폭동…
in Malaysian pemberontakan…
in French soulèvement…
in Turkish isyan, ayaklanma, sokağa dökülme…
in Italian sommossa, rivolta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 起義, 暴動…
in Russian восстание…
in Polish powstanie…
in Vietnamese cuộc khởi nghĩa…
in Spanish sublevación…
in Portuguese rebelião, motim, insurreição…
in Thai การปฏิวัติ…
in German der Aufstand…
in Catalan alçament, sublevació…
in Japanese 反乱, 暴動…
in Indonesian pemberontakan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 起义, 暴动…
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