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uprise

[ verb uhp-rahyz; noun uhp-rahyz ]
/ verb 蕦p藞ra瑟z; noun 藞蕦p藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used without object), up路rose, up路ris路en, up路ris路ing.
noun
an act of rising up.
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Origin of uprise

First recorded in 1250鈥1300, uprise is from the Middle English word uprisen.See up-, rise

OTHER WORDS FROM uprise

upriser, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for uprise

uprise

verb (蕦p藞ra瑟z) -rises, -rising, -rose or -risen
(tr) to rise up
noun (藞蕦p藢ra瑟z)

Derived forms of uprise

upriser, noun
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