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Engelsk navneord: revolution

1. revolution (om begivenhed) a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution.


Mindre specifikke termeralteration, change, modification


Mere specifikke termerCultural Revolution, Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, green revolution

2. revolution (om handling) the overthrow of a government by those who are governed


Mindre specifikke termergroup action


Mere specifikke termercounterrevolution


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerAmerican Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War of Independence, Bloodless Revolution, Chinese Revolution, Cuban Revolution, English Revolution, February Revolution, French Revolution, Glorious Revolution, Mexican Revolution, Russian Revolution, War of American Independence

3. revolution (om begivenhed) a single complete turn (axial or orbital)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe plane made three rotations before it crashed.
The revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gyration, rotation


Mindre specifikke termerturn, turning


Mere specifikke termeraxial motion, axial rotation, clockwise rotation, counterclockwise rotation, dextrorotation, levorotation, orbital motion, orbital rotation, roll, spin









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