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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 Arabic انتِفاضة…
in Korean 폭동…
in Malaysian pemberontakan…
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 Vietnamese cuộc khởi nghĩa…
in Spanish sublevación…
in Portuguese rebelião, motim, insurreição…
in Thai การปฏิวัติ…
in German der Aufstand…
in Catalan alçament, sublevació…
in Japanese 反乱, 暴動…
in Indonesian pemberontakan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 起义, 暴动…
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