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uprisingnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈʌpˌraɪ.zɪŋ/ (also rising)
(Definition of uprising from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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uprisingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈʌpˌrɑɪ·zɪŋ/
an ​act of ​opposition by many ​people, sometimes using ​violence, against those who are in ​power
(Definition of uprising from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “uprising”
in Korean 폭동…
in Arabic انتِفاضة…
in Malaysian pemberontakan…
in French soulèvement…
in Russian восстание…
in Chinese (Traditional) 起義, 暴動…
in Italian sommossa, rivolta…
in Turkish isyan, ayaklanma, sokağa dökülme…
in Polish powstanie…
in Spanish sublevación…
in Vietnamese cuộc khởi nghĩa…
in Portuguese rebelião, motim, insurreição…
in Thai การปฏิวัติ…
in German der Aufstand…
in Catalan alçament, sublevació…
in Japanese 反乱, 暴動…
in Chinese (Simplified) 起义, 暴动…
in Indonesian pemberontakan…
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