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Definition of revolt noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a protest against authority, especially that of a government, often involving violence; the action of protesting against authority synonym uprising
  2. 2 the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 to lead/stage a revolt The army quickly crushed the revolt. the biggest revolt this government has ever seen Attempts to negotiate peace ended in armed revolt.
  3. 3(formal) The people rose in revolt.
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