English - Vietnamese Dictionary
upheaval / p'hi:v l/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự nổi lên, sự dấy lên ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
- sự thay đổi đột ngột, sự biến động đột ngột, sự chấn động
- a political upheaval: một cuộc chính biến
+a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)
+a violent disturbance
+(geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
+disturbance usually in protest
Advanced English Dictionary
upset, unrest, commotion, change, cataclysm, disruption, disturbance, disorder, confusion, chaos, furore, or US furor:
Those were times of drastic political upheaval in Asia.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
[C, U] a big change that causes a lot of confusion, worry and problems: the latest upheavals in the education system + I can't face the upheaval of moving house again. + a period of emotional upheaval
big, enormous, great, major, massive, violent | domestic, economic, emotional, political, social
The loss of his high-paying job caused enormous domestic upheaval.
VERB + UPHEAVAL
cause, provoke | go through, undergo
The company underwent a massive upheaval after the takeover.
during/in the ~
He rose to power during the political upheavals of the 1990s.
a period of upheaval
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