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mutiny

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈmjuːtɪni/
a situation in which a group of people, usually soldiers or sailors, refuse to obey orders, often because they want to be in control themselvesTaking action against people in powerThe armed forces generally
mutiny verb [I] to take part in a mutinyTaking action against people in powerThe armed forces generally
Translations of “mutiny”
in Vietnamese cuộc binh biến…
in Spanish motín…
in Thai การขัดขืนคำสั่ง…
in Malaysian pemberontakan…
in French mutinerie…
in German die Meuterei…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指士兵或船員的)叛亂,嘩變,暴動…
in Indonesian pemberontakan…
in Russian бунт, мятеж…
in Turkish ayaklanma, isyan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指士兵或船员的)反叛,哗变,暴动…
in Polish bunt…
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