insurrección
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insurrección(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. uprising
La insurrección del pueblo se saldó con muchos destrozos y varios muertos.The popular uprising resulted in a lot of damage and several deaths.
b. insurrection
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Las medidas extremas provocaron la insurrección de los ciudadanos.The extreme measures sparked an insurrection among the people.
c. revolt
Se produjo una insurrección en el país tras la muerte del dictador.There was a revolt in the country after the dictator's death.
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insurrección
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. insurrection, revolt
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insurrección
revolt; insurrection
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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