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seditionnoun [U]

uk   us   /sɪˈdɪʃ.ən/ formal
language or ​behaviour that is ​intended to ​persuade other ​people to ​opposetheirgovernment
seditious
adjective uk   us   /-əs/
She was ​arrested after making a ​speech that the ​governmentconsidered to be seditious.
(Definition of sedition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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seditionnoun [U]

 us   /sɪˈdɪʃ·ən/
social studies language or ​behaviorintended to ​persuade other ​people to ​opposetheirgovernment and ​change it, sometimes by using ​violence: He himself was ​tried for sedition and ​sentenced to ten ​years in ​jail.
seditious
adjective  us   /sɪˈdɪʃ·əs/
(Definition of sedition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sedition”
in Chinese (Simplified) 煽动叛乱的言论(或行为)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 煽動叛亂的言論(或行爲)…
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