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noun [singular/uncountable]     uproar pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    angry public criticism of something

    Mr. Stone’s latest movie has caused an uproar.

    be in an uproar about/over something:

    The whole country is in an uproar over the recent assassination attempt.

  2. 2
    a lot of very loud noise, made especially by people shouting

    After the verdict, the whole courtroom was in an uproar.

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