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Definition of mutiny noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(pl. mutinies) [uncountable, countable]
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the act of refusing to obey the orders of someone in authority, especially by soldiers or sailors Discontent among the ship's crew finally led to the outbreak of mutiny. the famous movie “Mutiny on the Bounty” We have a family mutiny on our hands!
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