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revolution/ˌrɛvəˈluːʃən/noun
pluralrevolutions
revolution
/ˌrɛvəˈluːʃən/
noun
pluralrevolutions
Learner's definition of REVOLUTION  
: the usually violent attempt by many people to end the rule of one government and start a new one
[count]
[noncount]
— see also counterrevolution
   b  [count]  : a sudden, extreme, or complete change in the way people live, work, etc.
— see also industrial revolution
technical 
: the action of moving around something in a path that is similar to a circle : rotation
[count]
[noncount]
   b  [count]  : a complete turn that is made by something around its center point or line
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