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"unrest" in British English

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unrestnoun [U]

uk   us   /ʌnˈrest/
C2 disagreements or ​fighting between different ​groups of ​people: It is ​feared that the ​civil unrest we are now ​witnessing in this ​country could ​lead to ​full-scalecivilwar.
(Definition of unrest from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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unrestnoun [U]

 us   /ʌnˈrest/
disagreements or ​fighting between ​groups of ​people: civil/​social/​labor unrest The ​president is ​cuttingshort an ​internationaltrip because of ​growing unrest in his ​country.
(Definition of unrest from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unrest”
in Spanish agitación…
in Vietnamese sự băn khoăn…
in Malaysian pergolakan…
in Thai สถานการณ์ที่ไม่สงบ…
in French agitation…
in German die Unruhe…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动乱,动荡, 骚乱…
in Turkish huzursuzluk, rahatsızlık, karışıklık…
in Russian волнения, беспорядки…
in Indonesian keresahan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動亂,動盪, 騷亂…
in Polish niepokój, zamieszki…
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