insurgency Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “insurgency” in the English Dictionary

"insurgency" in British English

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insurgencynoun [U]

uk   /ɪnˈsɜː.dʒə  us   /-ˈsɝː-/
an ​occasion when a ​group of ​peopleattempt to take ​control of ​theircountry by ​force: The ​government is ​reported to be ​concerned about the ​growing insurgency in the ​south.
(Definition of insurgency from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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insurgencynoun [C/U]

 us   /ɪnˈsɜr·dʒən·si/
world history the ​violentstruggle of a ​group of ​people who ​refuse to ​accepttheir government's ​power: The insurgency ​continuesdespite last week's ​assault on the ​rebelstronghold.
(Definition of insurgency from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “insurgency”
in Chinese (Simplified) 叛乱者,造反者,暴动者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 叛亂,造反,暴動…
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