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Synonyms for insurgency
ɪnˈsɜr dʒən siin·sur·gen·cy

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  1. insurgency, insurgencenoun

    an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict


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  1. insurgencynoun

    revolt, rebellion, insubordination, mutiny

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  1. Ben Cardin:

    It was not controversial that Pakistan needs to modernize its air force force and its counter insurgency and counter-terrorism activities, particularly in the mountainous territory of the border with Afghanistan.

  2. Mark Brophy:

    I really only found it odd that she would consider [Anonymous] an insurgency, i didn't know that she was particularly sympathetic or unsympathetic to them, only that she thought they were something of the wave of the future, which I thought was a bit peculiar.

  3. Matthew VanDyke:

    It’s designed to help local sectarian forces in local communities facing threats of terrorism, insurgency or oppressive regimes to be able to defend themselves.

  4. Aisha Birma:

    What we have gone through, the Boko Haram insurgency for the past six years in Borno. ... You, Jonathan, were responsible for our lives and property. When you don't protect our lives and property, you can't talk about infrastructure, education ... Security is paramount.

  5. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani:

    From the west, the IS militants are sending advance guards to southern and western Afghanistan. To the south, Pakistan's counter-insurgency operations ... are pushing the Taliban from south Waziristan (in Pakistan) towards Afghanistan's border regions.

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