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tumultnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈtjuː.mʌlt/  us   /ˈtuː-/ formal
a ​loudnoise, ​especially that ​produced by an ​excitedcrowd, or a ​state of ​confusion, ​change, or uncertainty: You couldn't ​hear her ​speak over the tumult from the ​screamingfans. From every ​direction, ​people were ​running and ​shouting and ​falling over each other in a tumult ofconfusion. The ​financialmarkets are in tumult.
(Definition of tumult from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tumultnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈtu·mʌlt/
noise and ​excitement, or a ​state of ​confusion, ​change, or ​uncertainty: [U] mental tumult [C usually sing] a tumult of ​emotion [U] The ​gardensitsamid the tumult of ​downtown Vancouver.
tumultuous
adjective  us   /tʊˈmʌl·tʃu·əs/
The honoree ​received tumultuous ​applause.
(Definition of tumult from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tumult”
in Spanish tumulto, alboroto…
in Vietnamese tiếng ầm ĩ…
in Malaysian kegamatan…
in Thai ความอลเวง…
in French tumulte…
in German das Getöse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吵闹,喧哗, 骚乱,混乱…
in Indonesian keributan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吵鬧,喧嘩, 騷亂,混亂…
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