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riot

noun [C]
 
 
/raɪət/
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
Translations of “riot”
in Korean 폭동, 시위…
in Arabic شَغَب…
in French émeute…
in Turkish gösteri, kargaşa, ayaklanma…
in Italian rivolta, sommossa, disordine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暴亂, 騷亂, 聚衆鬧事…
in Russian мятеж, беспорядки…
in Polish zamieszki, rozruchy…
in Spanish disturbio, motín…
in Portuguese motim…
in German der Aufruhr…
in Catalan disturbi…
in Japanese 暴動, 騒動…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暴乱, 骚乱, 聚众闹事…
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