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insurgent División en sílabas: in·sur·gent
Pronunciación: /inˈsərj(ə)nt/

Definición de insurgent en inglés:


1Rising in active revolt: alleged links with insurgent groups
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Taking a page out of the tactics of Anglo-American imperialism in Italy, the Stalinist bureaucracy leaves the insurgent proletariat to be crushed by the retreating Nazis.
  • No, I do not remember any crimes being committed, other than the work of terrorist organisations and insurgent forces.
  • But the turning point of the film, the Warsaw Ghetto uprising where 40,000 insurgent Jews held off the Nazis for almost a month with few weapons, is watched from a distance.
1.1Of or relating to rebels: a series of insurgent attacks
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  • According to reports there were very few insurgent casualties, since rebels had withdrawn from their positions before the attacks.
  • The higher than expected cost of protecting workers against insurgent attacks - about 25 cents of every reconstruction dollar now pays for security - has sent the cost of projects skyward.
  • That was followed by a very bloody year and growing insurgent attacks.


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A rebel or revolutionary: an attack by armed insurgents
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  • Leniency also should be extended to those insurgents and terrorists who give up the armed struggle.
  • With crimes like this, it's not hard to see why the insurgents keep attacking the police.
  • If you use terms like militants, insurgents, guerrillas, you are not saying these people are evil.


Mid 18th century (as a noun): via French from Latin insurgent- 'arising', from the verb insurgere, from in- 'into, toward' + surgere 'to rise'.



Pronunciación: /inˈsərj(ə)ns/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • As memories of 17th-century Catholic insurgence began to fade, toleration seemed to increase.
  • Esther was an activist whose potent insurgence foiled a plot of global proportions.
  • It was a statement of defiance against the insurgence.


Pronunciación: /inˈsərj(ə)nsē/
sustantivo (plural insurgencies)
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • For the past few years, most news reports from Indonesia have featured terrorists, regional insurgencies, and human rights violations.
  • The end of the First World War initiated the greatest wave of working class insurgency ever seen in Europe.
  • But it is nevertheless true that they know a fair bit about the limits of sham democracies when confronted with insurgencies.

Palabras que riman con insurgent

convergent, detergent, divergent, emergent, resurgent, urgent

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