insurrection Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"insurrection" in British English

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insurrectionnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌɪn.sərˈek.ʃən/  us   /-sɚ-/
an ​organizedattempt by a ​group of ​people to ​defeattheirgovernment and take ​control of ​theircountry, usually by ​violence: armed insurrection
(Definition of insurrection from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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insurrectionnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌɪn·səˈrek·ʃən/
an ​organizedattempt by a ​group of ​people to ​defeattheirgovernment or ​ruler and take ​control of the ​country, usually by ​violence
(Definition of insurrection from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “insurrection”
in Chinese (Simplified) 起义,暴动,造反,叛乱…
in Turkish isyan, ihtilal, başkaldırı…
in Russian восстание, мятеж…
in Chinese (Traditional) 起義,暴動,造反,叛亂…
in Polish powstanie…
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