Intifada
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Intifada

English

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Etymology

Borrowed from Arabic (intifa, "shaking off, uprising, insurrection").

Noun

intifada (plural intifadas)

  1. Insurrection, a usually violent attempt to take control of a government.
  2. An uprising, resistant struggle or rebellious protest, especially the Palestinian uprisings against Israel.
    • 2021 May 11, Thomas L. Friedman, "Israelis, Palestinians and Their Neighbors Worry: Is This the Big One?", in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      But unlike the Intifadas that began in 1987 and 2000, when Israel had someone to call to try to turn it off, there is no Palestinian on the other end of the phone this time [...]

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French

Noun

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  1. intifada

Italian

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Noun

intifada f (plural intifade)

  1. intifada

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from Arabic (intifa, "shaking off, uprising, insurrection").

Pronunciation

Noun

intifada f (plural intifadas)

  1. intifada (insurrection by Palestinians against Israel)

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Arabic (intifa, "shaking off, uprising, insurrection").

Noun

intifada f (plural intifadas)

  1. intifada (insurrection by Palestinians against Israel)

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