Uprising definition

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The action of rising up; specif., an outbreak against a government; revolt.
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An upward slope or ascent.
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The definition of an uprising is the action of standing up to authority or government.

An example of an uprising is a civil revolution.

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The act or an instance of rising or rising up.
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A popular revolt that attempts to overthrow a government or its policies; an insurgency or insurrection.
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Present participle of uprise.
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A popular revolt against a government or its policies; a rebellion.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
uprising
Plural:
uprisings