Definition of 'mutiny'
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Mount is at his most erudite when discussing the causes of the mutiny that followed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The language that Silver uses to quell a prospective mutiny sums up much. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The soldiers refuse and mutiny, with many joining the protesters. The Sun (2014)It leads to internal mutiny. Why Am I Afraid to be Assertive? (1994)The new arrivals, who were being paid much less, decided to mutiny and refused to return to their ships until their wages were increased. Ambassadors: From Ancient Greece to the Nation State (2006)He had faced a naval mutiny which coincided with the Royalist uprisings, but had managed to get ashore because his own men liked and trusted him. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)
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Translations for 'mutiny'
British English: mutiny NOUN
A mutiny is a refusal by people, usually soldiers or sailors, to continue obeying a person in authority.
A series of mutinies within the armed forces destabilized the regime.
British English: mutiny VERB
If a group of people, usually soldiers or sailors, mutiny, they refuse to continue obeying a person in authority.
Units stationed around the capital mutinied because they had received no pay for nine months.
Definition of mutiny from the Collins English Dictionary
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