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tumultnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈtʃuː.mʌlt/  us   /ˈtuː.mʌlt/ formal
a loud noise, especially that produced by an excited crowd, or a state of confusion, change, or uncertainty: You couldn't hear her speak over the tumult from the screaming fans. From every direction, people were running and shouting and falling over each other in a tumult of confusion. The financial markets 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 garden sits amid 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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