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revoltverb

 us   /rɪˈvoʊlt/

revolt verb (FIGHT)

[I] to take ​violentaction against ​authority, or to ​refuse to be ​controlled or ​ruled: Californians may be ​ready to revolt against ​broadcuts in ​governmentservices.

revolt verb (DISGUST)

[T] to make someone ​feeldisgusted: I was revolted by his cruelty.
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revoltverb

uk   /rɪˈvəʊlt/ /-ˈvɒlt/  us   /-ˈvoʊlt/

revolt verb (PROTEST)

C2 [I] If a ​largenumber of ​people revolt, they ​refuse to be ​controlled or ​ruled, and take ​action against ​authority, often ​violentaction: The ​people revolted againstforeignrule and ​establishedtheir own ​government.

revolt verb (UNPLEASANT FEELING)

C2 [T] to make someone ​feelunpleasantlyshocked or disgusted: We were revolted by the ​dirt and ​mess in her ​house. It revolts me to ​know that the ​worldspends so much ​money on ​arms when millions are ​dying of ​hunger.
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revoltnoun [C or U]

uk   /rɪˈvəʊlt/ /-ˈvɒlt/  us   /-ˈvoʊlt/
an ​attempt to get ​rid of a ​government by using ​violence: Troops were called in to ​crush/put down the revolt. The ​army is in revolt (againstitscommanders).
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