English-Swedish translation of rebellion

Translation of the word rebellion from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

rebellion in Swedish

generalnoun uppror [n]
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Definitions of rebellion
1. rebellion - organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
  insurrection, revolt, rising, uprising
  battle, struggle, conflict a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
  insurgence, insurgency an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
  intifada, intifadah an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000; "the first intifada ended when Israel granted limited autonomy to the Palestine National Authority in 1993"
  mutiny open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)
2. rebellion - refusal to accept some authority or code or convention; "each generation must have its own rebellion"; "his body was in rebellion against fatigue"
  resistance the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; "he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens"; "despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead"
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Rebellion is a refusal of obedience or order. It may, therefore, be seen as encompassing a range of behaviors from civil disobedience and mass nonviolent resistance, to violent and organized attempts to destroy an established authority such as a government. Those who participate in rebellions are known as ""rebels"".

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