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

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rebellionnoun [C/U]

 us   /rəˈbel·jən/
violentactionorganized by a ​group of ​people who ​refuse to ​accepttheir government’s ​power and are ​willing to use ​force to ​oppose it: [C] The ​African-American Nat Turner ​led an 1831 rebellion. Rebellion is also a ​feeling of ​strongdisagreement with an ​organization or with ​people in ​authority: [U] Many ​students were in rebellion against the ​oldergeneration.
(Definition of rebellion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rebellion”
in Arabic تَمَرُّد…
in Korean 반란…
in Portuguese rebelião…
in Catalan rebel·lió…
in Japanese 反逆, 反乱, 暴動…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反叛,造反, 叛乱, 叛逆…
in Turkish isyan, ayaklanma, başkaldırı…
in Russian восстание…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反叛,造反, 叛亂, 叛逆…
in Italian ribellione…
in Polish rebelia, bunt…
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