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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
revolution /,revə'lu:ʃn/
  • danh từ
    • vòng, tua
      • revolutions per minute: số vòng quay mỗi phút
    • (toán học); (thiên văn học) sự xoay vòng
    • cuộc cách mạng
      • the socialist revolution: cuộc cách mạng xã hội chủ nghĩa
      • the national democratic revolution: cuộc cách mạng dân tộc dân chủ
Concise Dictionary
revolutions‚revə'luːʃn
noun
+a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving
+the overthrow of a government by those who are governed
+a single complete turn (axial or orbital)

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 mutiny, revolt, rebellion, coup (d'état), uprising, insurgency, insurrection, putsch, take-over, overthrow:
If the government fails to ensure that the people have food, there will be a revolution
2 upheaval, cataclysm, transformation, (drastic or radical or major) change, sea change, metamorphosis:
Recent successes of capitalism have sparked a revolution in the political philosophies of communist nations
3 rotation, turn, orbit, circuit, spin, lap, round, cycle, circle, gyration; wheel, whirl, pirouette:
At each revolution of the gear (A ), the ratchet (B ) moves one notch. The rapid revolutions of the ice-skater dissolved her into a blur of colour.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [C, U] an attempt, by a large number of people, to change the government of a country, especially by violent action: a bourgeois / socialist revolution + the outbreak of the French Revolution in 1789 + to cause / start a revolution + a country on the brink of revolution
See also - COUNTER-REVOLUTION, REVOLT
2 [C] ~ (in sth) a great change in conditions, ways of working, beliefs, etc. that affects large numbers of people: a cultural / social / scientific revolution + A revolution in information technology is taking place.
See also - INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
3 [C, U] ~ (around / on sth) a complete circular movement around a point, especially of one planet around another: the revolution of the earth around the sun
See also - REVOLVE
4 (also informal rev) [C] a circular movement made by sth fixed to a central point, for example in a car engine: rotating at 300 revolutions per minute
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 changing the political system

ADJ.

successful | bloody, violent
Thousands of people were killed in the bloody revolution that toppled the government.
| bloodless, peaceful | popular | political | anti-communist, anti-democratic, etc. | communist, socialist, etc. | palace | bourgeois, proletarian | world
Some Marxists still believe that socialism will one day triumph through world revolution.

VERB + REVOLUTION

carry out, conduct, fight, foment, stage
The activists were charged with fomenting revolution.
| crush, put down | call for

REVOLUTION + VERB

break out | spread | overthrow sth, topple sth
the revolution which overthrew the old regime
| fail
the failed 1911 revolution

PREP.

~ against
a revolution against communist rule

PHRASES

the outbreak of the revolution, revolution from above/below
(= fought by people already in power/by people without political power),
the threat of revolution

2 complete change in methods, opinions, etc.

ADJ.

quiet
There has been a quiet revolution in the way writing is taught.
| complete | virtual | minor | agrarian, agricultural, computer, cultural, economic, electronic, environmental, industrial, political, scientific, sexual, social, technological

VERB + REVOLUTION

achieve, bring (about)
The coming of television brought about a revolution in people's leisure activities.
| undergo
Marketing has undergone a revolution in recent years.
| embrace, welcome
Doctors have welcomed the fitness revolution.

REVOLUTION + VERB

take place
As the eighteenth century wore on, an agricultural revolution took place.
| transform sth
The computer revolution has transformed the workplace.

PREP.

~ in
He achieved a virtual revolution in the way music is recorded.

3 movement around sth; one complete turn

ADJ.

complete, full
One full revolution of the knob will open the hatch.

VERB + REVOLUTION

make

PREP.

through a ~
The earth turns through one complete revolution approximately every twenty-four hours.
| ~ about/around/round
How long does it take for the planet Jupiter to make a complete revolution around the sun?

PHRASES

revolutions a/per minute
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