Meaning of “uprising” in the English Dictionary


(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

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