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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. Mansfield, Patricia 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. Jonathan Wright 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. Diane Purkiss 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.
  • American English: mutiny
  • Brazilian Portuguese: amotinar-se
  • Chinese: > 叛乱常指士兵或水手的
  • European Spanish: amotinarse
  • French: se mutiner
  • German: meutern
  • Italian: ammutinarsi
  • Japanese: 反乱を起こす
  • Korean: 반란을 일으키다
  • European Portuguese: amotinar-se
  • Spanish: amotinarse

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