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"turbulent" in British English

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turbulentadjective

uk   /ˈtɜː.bjə.lənt/  us   /ˈtɝː.bjə.lənt/
  • turbulent adjective (AIR/WATER)

Turbulent ​air or ​watermoves very ​strongly and ​suddenly: The ​ocean was too turbulent for us to be ​able to take the ​boat out.
(Definition of turbulent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"turbulent" in American English

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turbulentadjective

 us   /ˈtɜr·bjə·lənt/
  • turbulent adjective ()

full of ​confusion; ​lackingorder: His ​bookdiscusses the turbulent ​years of the ​civilrightsstruggle.
  • turbulent adjective ()

moving very ​strongly and ​suddenly; having ​strong, ​unevencurrents: Turbulent ​seaskept us from ​sailing.
(Definition of turbulent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"turbulent" in Business English

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turbulentadjective

uk   us   /ˈtɜːbjələnt/
experiencing many problems, disagreements, or ​changes: a turbulent time/period/year The ​publishingworld is going through a turbulent ​time at the moment. A turbulent ​market has caused ​concern in ​Congress.
(Definition of turbulent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“turbulent” in American English

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