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Meaning of Revolution

Fundamental changes in political organization, government or constitution ; an overthrow or renunciation of one government or ruler and substitution of another by the governed. Such process is frequently accompanied by violent acts, although it may not be violent and it does not necessarily denote force or violence . See U.S. v Foster, (D.C.N.Y.) 9 F.R.D. 367.

Synonyms of Revolution


  • anarchy
  • déb

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