revolt noun definition in Protest topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Protest topic
[countable, uncountable] a protest against authority, especially that of a government, often involving violence; the action of protesting against authority the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381 to lead/stage a revolt The army quickly crushed the revolt. the biggest back-bench revolt this government has ever seen Attempts to negotiate peace ended in armed revolt. (formal) The people rose in revolt.

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