Meaning of “mutiny” in the English Dictionary

"mutiny" in British English

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mutinynoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈmjuː.tɪ.ni/ us /ˈmjuː.tən.i/
adjective uk /ˈmjuː.tɪ.nəs/ us /ˈmjuː.tən.əs/

The mutinous sailors took control of the ship.

mutinyverb [ I ]

uk /ˈmjuː.tɪ.ni/ us /ˈmjuː.tən.i/

(Definition of “mutiny” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mutinynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈmju·tən·i/

refusal to obey orders, or a violent attempt to take control from people in authority, esp. in the military or on a ship:

[ U ] Walker’s superiors charged him with mutiny.
adjective us /ˈmju·tən·əs/

verb [ I ] us /ˈmju·tən·i/

The crew mutinied and took over the ship.

(Definition of “mutiny” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)