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noun [singular/uncountable] uproar pronunciation in British English /ˈʌpˌrɔː(r)/
  1. 1
    angry public criticism of something

    Mr Stone’s latest film has caused an uproar.

    be in uproar about/over something:

    The whole country is in 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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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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