[ US /ˈəˌpɹaɪzɪŋ, əˈpɹaɪzɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ˈʌpɹa‍ɪzɪŋ/ ]
  1. organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
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How To Use uprising In A Sentence

  • Though serfs were freed in 1864, they remained poor sharecroppers and staged a massive peasant uprising in 1907.
  • Members of the 800th Military Police Brigade had to use lethal force several times to quell prisoner uprisings, the report says.
  • A tribal leader urged Baghdad to support the uprising. Times, Sunday Times
  • Tall grassland is scattered with hawkweed, ragwort, wild carrot and melilot flowers, along with clumps of bird's-foot trefoil, lucerne and goat's rue, and there are regular uprisings of brambles and wild rose, and sprawls of sallow and birch scrub. Country Diary: Canvey Wick, Essex
  • This rivalry had involved civil wars, peasant uprisings, and religious strife of every description.
  • This is the source of the intifada, the uprising of Palestinian youth and workers against the Israeli regime.
  • Christopher was on his way home from school when he was caught up in the start of the 1976 anti-apartheid uprising in Cape Town.
  • The Hungarian uprising in 1956 was suppressed by the Soviet Union.
  • Furthermore, future international progress towards peace seemed likely to remain contingent on the strength and durability of the Uprising.
  • A study condiected by the Home Safety Council shows that although 95 percent of parents claim they took measures to babyproof their homes, a suprising 50 percent waited until their children were already crawling. Toys 'R' Us partners with Home Safety Council on child safety program
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