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uprising

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈʌpˌraɪzɪŋ/
a situation in which a large group of people try to make political changes or change the government by fighting: [usually singular] a general/popular uprising Taking action against people in power
Translations of “uprising”
in Korean 폭동…
in Arabic انتِفاضة…
in French soulèvement…
in Turkish isyan, ayaklanma, sokağa dökülme…
in Italian sommossa, rivolta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 起義, 暴動…
in Russian восстание…
in Polish powstanie…
in Spanish sublevación…
in Portuguese rebelião, motim, insurreição…
in German der Aufstand…
in Catalan alçament, sublevació…
in Japanese 反乱, 暴動…
in Chinese (Simplified) 起义, 暴动…
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