Insurgency



[in-sur-juh n-see] /ɪnˈsɜr dʒən si/

noun, plural insurgencies for 4.
1.
the state or condition of being .
2.
insurrection against an existing government, usually one’s own, by a group not recognized as having the status of a belligerent.
3.
rebellion within a group, as by members against leaders.
4.
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n.

1803, from insurgent + -cy.

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