Definition of 'insurgency'
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You are no longer fighting an insurgency. The Sun (2014)All of us are fighting the insurgency. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It became the stronghold of the armed insurgency. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Turnout was lowest in the south and east of the country where the insurgency is strongest. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the numbers are not enough to quell an ideological insurgency against a government that is seen as predatory, selfish and corrupt. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He said: 'We will not let this aberration knock us off our course to rid this country of the insurgency. The Sun (2010)
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Used Occasionally. insurgency is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'insurgency'
British English: insurgency NOUN
An insurgency is a violent attempt to oppose a country's government carried out by citizens of that country.
He has led an armed insurgency for 15 years.
Definition of insurgency from the Collins English Dictionary
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