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insurgency

noun [U] uk   /ɪnˈsɜː.dʒən.si/  us   /-ˈsɝː-/
an occasion when a group of people attempt to take control of their country by force: The government is reported to be concerned about the growing insurgency in the south.
Translations of “insurgency”
in Chinese (Traditional) 叛亂,造反,暴動…
in Chinese (Simplified) 叛乱者,造反者,暴动者…
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