Definition of sublevation in US English:

sublevation

noun

  • The action of raising or lifting up someone or something (literal and figurative); elevation. Now rare.

Origin

Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin sublevātiōn-, sublevātiō fact of lightening or easing, in post-classical Latin also (of the soul or spirits) elevation, (in architecture) underpinning, action of lifting up from sublevāt-, past participial stem of sublevāre + -iō.

Pronunciation

sublevation

/ˌsʌblɪˈveɪʃn/