Definition of “unrest” - English Dictionary

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“unrest” in British English

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unrestnoun [ U ]

uk /ʌnˈrest/ us /ʌnˈrest/

C2 disagreements or fighting between different groups of people:

It is feared that the civil unrest we are now witnessing in this country could lead to full-scale civil war.

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

“unrest” in American English

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unrestnoun [ U ]

us /ʌnˈrest/

disagreements or fighting between groups of people:

The president is cutting short an international trip because of growing unrest in his country.

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