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Related / Similar Words: rotation, gyration

 

Definition:
  • the overthrow of a government by those who are governed;
  • a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving; "the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution";
  • a single complete turn (axial or orbital); "the plane made three rotations before it crashed"; "the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year";

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    Hyponyms: counterrevolution, American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, War of American Independence, American War of Independence, Chinese Revolution, Cuban Revolution, English Revolution, Glorious Revolution, Bloodless Revolution, French Revolution, Mexican Revolution, Russian Revolution, February Revolution, Cultural Revolution, Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, green revolution, dextrorotation, clockwise rotation, levorotation, counterclockwise rotation, axial rotation, axial motion, roll, orbital rotation, orbital motion, spin

     

    Derivational Morphology: revolutionize, revolutionise, inspire, overturn, spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate, orbit, revolve, go around, rotate

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 革命   Dutch: revolutie  
    Finnish: vallankumous   French: révolution  
    German: Revolution   Hebrew: מהפכה  
    Icelandic: bylting   Italian: rivoluzione  
    Japanese: 革命   Korean: 혁명  
    Polish: rewolucja   Portuguese: revolução  
    Romanian: revoluţie   Russian: революция  
    Spanish: revolución   Swedish: revolution  
    Telugu: విప్లవం   Turkish: devrim  
     
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