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A riot or similar disturbance.
- ‘However, if, thanks to our current state of doubt and insecurity, we allow it to become an everyday feature, we may not even notice its abuse until it's too late to stop without mass civil commotion.’
- ‘The only discussion we had was whether the bomb blasts damage should be classified as terrorist or civil commotion risk.’
- ‘These civil commotions were constantly formented by the monarchs.’
- ‘Aristotle's great anxiety was stasis, by which he meant civil commotion as a result of the conflict between these opposing classes.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.