Definition of 'revolution'
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At the font of change was a revolution in agriculture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The information revolution changed all that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said that Britain is the home of the industrial revolution and the engine. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In recent years, the rocketing popularity of the stove has fuelled a revolution in its design. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We have but one thought: revolution in our hearts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Back then Britain was about to take full advantage of the second industrial revolution, the modernisation of production techniques and investment in infrastructure. Times, Sunday Times (2017)His revolution would be complete but gradual. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)The foodie revolution in this country is still going strong. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The internet revolution has been one of the great changes in human history. The Sun (2012)The twists and turns of each revolution have been significant. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Such an unlikely beginning for a revolution in design. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What were the main stages of revolution and change? World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)Since the industrial revolution the country had run a manufacturing trade surplus. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But this is changing in the wake of political revolution. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The shale revolution has turned the industry on its head. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The papal tone changed radically as revolutions gained momentum. THE FOUR NATIONS: A History of the United Kingdom (2002)These corrupt oligarchs live in fear that a country prone to revolution might one day turn against them. The Sun (2014)But his mind was on the heroes of the industrial revolution and the engineering he had studied at school. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Our industrial revolution arrived almost overnight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When the revolution forces his boarding school to close, his bubble bursts. Christianity Today (2000)More a nudge back towards the 18th century than a revolution. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Revolution will be complete when the language is perfect. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But the most glorious revolution of the century has been the flowering of British food. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This led to a revolution in the design and layout of ladies' hairdressing salons. Times, Sunday Times (2012)High standards and discipline result in sporting success - a complete revolution inside two years. The Sun (2011)Once a regime has lost the support of its police and armed forces, revolution is almost inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet the retention of such a system demands a revolution in the appointment, transparency and accountability of judges. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Riders face 4G forces and 360° revolutions. The Sun (2012)There are no known examples of classless societies, although twentieth century socialist revolutions throughout the world were largely inspired by a belief in their possibility. Sociology (1995)
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Translations for 'revolution'
British English: revolution /ˌrɛvəˈluːʃən/ NOUN
A revolution is a successful attempt by a large group of people to change their country's political system, using force.
Since the revolution there has been political turmoil.
- American English: revolution
- Arabic: ثَوْرَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: revolução
- Chinese: 革命
- Croatian: revolucija
- Czech: revoluce
- Danish: revolution
- Dutch: revolutie
- European Spanish: revolución
- Finnish: vallankumous
- French: révolution
- German: Revolution
- Greek: επανάσταση
- Italian: rivoluzione
- Japanese: 革命
- Korean: 혁명
- Norwegian: revolusjon
- Polish: rewolucja
- European Portuguese: revolução
- Romanian: revoluție
- Russian: революция
- Spanish: revolución
- Swedish: revolution
- Thai: การปฏิวัติ
- Turkish: devrim
- Ukrainian: революція
- Vietnamese: cuộc cách mạng
Definition of revolution from the Collins English Dictionary
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