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upheaval
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
upheaval / p'hi:v l/
  • 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
Concise Dictionary
upheavalsʌp'hɪːvl
noun
+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

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
upset, unrest, commotion, change, cataclysm, disruption, disturbance, disorder, confusion, chaos, furore, or US furor:
Those were times of drastic political upheaval in Asia.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[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
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

big, enormous, great, major, massive, violent | domestic, economic, emotional, political, social
The loss of his high-paying job caused enormous domestic upheaval.
| revolutionary

VERB + UPHEAVAL

cause, provoke | go through, undergo
The company underwent a massive upheaval after the takeover.

PREP.

during/in the ~
He rose to power during the political upheavals of the 1990s.

PHRASES

a period of upheaval


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