Definition of uprising in English:


Line breaks: up|ris¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈʌprʌɪzɪŋ


An act of resistance or rebellion; a revolt: an armed uprising
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  • There have also been uprisings and movements of resistance in other countries of the continent.
  • Revolts and uprisings are only the beginning of a process of real social revolution.
  • Simultaneous revolutions and uprisings erupted in several countries across Europe.

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