Definition of 'revolt'
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How then can the evil reports declare the gospel to be a cause of revolt and disobedience? Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)The fans are also in open revolt. The Sun (2015) People are revolted our soldiers were put on trial for something that was a tragic accident. The Sun (2006)Last night there were signs that the revolt by women ministers was widening. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is the revolt of the party activists against the public. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The cabinet and the party were close to open revolt. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But their parties are in open revolt. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Judges were in open revolt after being forced to free more dangerous criminals because of the cells shortage. The Sun (2007) People revolted by what he did. The Sun (2015)The shires were in open revolt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The intervention came as there was open cabinet revolt over the leaflet from leading Brexit figures. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are seeing mass protests and revolts across the Arab world. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What British politicians did not do was provoke a peaceful people to revolt. REBELS AND REDCOATS: The American Revolutionary War (2003)The people were starving, and starving people will revolt. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)Rights and wrongs Young people are revolting. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Don't we all have thoughts that would strike other people as revolting? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Unless he pulls some irons out of the fire in the next few weeks, he risks serious party revolt. The Sun (2012)The proposals caused a revolt. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In Britain, an opposition party in total revolt can do only so much. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But he could face a revolt if his party win the next General Election. The Sun (2009)Also, the party is in revolt about my policy on Syria. Times, Sunday Times (2015)One day, the revolts against the party might become too much, especially if the economy turns sour. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is not surprising that he Joined them, deciding that armed revolt was the only way of ending apartheid. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'revolt'
British English: revolt NOUN
A revolt is an illegal and often violent attempt by a group of people to change their country's political system.
It was undeniably a revolt by ordinary people against their leaders.
British English: revolt VERB
When people revolt, they make an illegal and often violent attempt to change their country's political system.
In 1375 the townspeople revolted.
Definition of revolt from the Collins English Dictionary
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