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“insurgency” in British English

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(Definition of “insurgency” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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insurgencynoun [ C/U ]

us /ɪnˈsɜr·dʒən·si/

world history the violent struggle of a group of people who refuse to accept their government's power:

The insurgency continues despite last week's assault on the rebel stronghold.

(Definition of “insurgency” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)