turmoil Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “turmoil” in the English Dictionary

"turmoil" in British English

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turmoilnoun [S or U]

uk   /ˈtɜː.mɔɪl/  us   /ˈtɝː-/
C2 a ​state of ​confusion, uncertainty, or disorder: The ​wholeregion is in turmoil. The ​country is in a ​state of ​political turmoil. The Stock Exchange is in turmoil ​following a ​hugewave of ​selling.
(Definition of turmoil from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"turmoil" in American English

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turmoilnoun [U]

 us   /ˈtɜr·mɔɪl/
a ​state of ​extremeconfusion, ​uncertainty, or ​lack of ​order: Her ​mind was in turmoil. She ​grew up in the turmoil of the 1960s.
(Definition of turmoil from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turmoil”
in Spanish caos, confusión, lío…
in Vietnamese sự náo động…
in Malaysian kekacauan…
in Thai ความสับสนอลหม่าน…
in French émoi…
in German der Aufruhr…
in Chinese (Simplified) 混乱,骚乱,动乱…
in Turkish karışıklık, keşmekeş, karmaşa…
in Russian смятение…
in Indonesian kekalutan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 混亂,騷亂,動亂…
in Polish chaos, zamieszanie…
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