revolt

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (uprising)
a. la revuelta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The troops were brought in to put down a nationalist revolt.Las tropas intervinieron para sofocar una revuelta nacionalista.
b. el levantamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A peasant revolt broke out when their harvests were requisitioned by the government.Se produjo un levantamiento de los campesinos cuando el gobierno requisó sus cosechas.
c. la sublevación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He called for a popular revolt against colonial rule.Llamó a una sublevación popular contra el gobierno colonial.
d. la rebelión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Fearing a revolt against his leadership, the president fired key members of his council.Ante el temor a una rebelión contra su liderazgo, el presidente destituyó a miembros claves del consejo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to disgust)
a. dar asco a
The sight and smell of the meat revolted her.La apariencia y el olor de la carne le dio asco.
b. repugnar
People were revolted by the regime's brutal repression of its opponents.La represión brutal de sus opositores por parte del régimen repugnaba a la gente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to rise up)
a. sublevarse
He incited the king's subjects to revolt against him.Incitó a los súbditos del rey a sublevarse contra él.
b. rebelarse
Students in universities all over the country revolted against government oppression.Los estudiantes en universidades por todo el país se rebelaron contra la opresión del gobierno.
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revolt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la rebelión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to be in revoltrebelarse
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (disgust)
a. repugnar
to be revolted by somethingsentir asco por algo
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (rebel)
a. rebelarse
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revolt [rɪˈvəʊlt]
noun
(insurrection) levantamiento (m); revuelta (f); sublevación (f); (rejection of authority) rebelión (f)
a popular revolt un levantamiento or una revuelta popular
to be in (open) revolt (against sth) teenagers are often in revolt against their parents
southern cities are in (open) revolt against the regime las ciudades del sur se han sublevado contra el régimen; students are in (open) revolt against the new examination system los estudiantes se han rebelado contra el nuevo sistema de exámenes
most of the workforce are in revolt against the new manager
to rise (up) in revolt sublevarse; rebelarse
transitive verb
(disgust) dar asco a; repugnar
I was revolted by the sight la escena me dio asco or me repugnó
I was revolted by the smell/sight/photograph the book revolted me
intransitive verb
(rebel) sublevarse; rebelarse;against contra;
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