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riot

noun /ˈraiət/
a noisy disturbance created by a usually large group of people
disturbio, motín
The protest march developed into a riot.
rioter noun
amotinado; alborotador
riotous adjective starting, or likely to start, a riot
alborotador
a riotous crowd.
very active, noisy and cheerful
bullicioso; desenfrenado
a riotous party.
riotously adverb
alborotadoramente; bulliciosamente; desenfrenadamente
riotousness noun
alboroto, bullicio
run riot to behave wildly; to go out of control
desmandarse, desenfrenarse, dar rienda suelta a
An angry crowd was running riot in the streets.
Translations of “riot”
in Korean 폭동, 시위…
in Arabic شَغَب…
in French émeute…
in Italian rivolta, sommossa, disordine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暴亂, 騷亂, 聚衆鬧事…
in Russian мятеж, беспорядки…
in Turkish gösteri, kargaşa, ayaklanma…
in Polish zamieszki, rozruchy…
in Portuguese motim…
in German der Aufruhr…
in Catalan disturbi…
in Japanese 暴動, 騒動…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暴乱, 骚乱, 聚众闹事…
(Definition of riot from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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