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Definition of Uprising


  1. Act of rising; also, a steep place; an ascent.
  2. An insurrection; a popular revolt.

Uprising Quotations

Whoever thinks of stopping the uprising before it achieves its goals, I will give him ten bullets in the chest.
Yasser Arafat

The uprising in Egypt was initiated by the young generation. The uprising achieved two things. One is it made the lives of dictators impossible. Today, if you are looking for a safe job, don't become a dictator.
Shimon Peres

The present Arab uprising didn't stem from Israel. The old guard is trying to keep down the young chickens. The old guard is better organized. They may win elections, but unless they have a solution to poverty, to corruption, to oppression, they will not last. I am with the young people.
Shimon Peres

It no longer counts as remarkable that Egyptians organized their uprising on social media.
Barton Gellman

The IRS targeting certain groups for harassment because of their politics would be unfair. If we found out the NSA was keeping special tabs on everyone who worshiped at a mosque or took a Bible trip through the Middle East, you'd have an uprising.
Gail Collins
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Uprising Translations

uprising in French is insurrection
uprising in German is Aufstands- {m}
uprising in Latin is tumultus
uprising in Spanish is levantamiento, motin
uprising in Swedish is revolt
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