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English definition of “riot”


noun [C]
angry, violent behaviour by a crowd of people: a race riot Riots started in several cities.Bad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantViolent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badlySocial order and disorderTaking action against people in power
(Definition of riot noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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