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1. Conduct or language inciting rebellion against the authority of a state.
2. Archaic Insurrection; rebellion.
[Middle English sedicioun, violent party strife, from Old French sedition, from Latin sēditiō, sēditiōn- : sēd-, sē-, apart; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + itiō, act of going (from itus, past participle of īre, to go; see ei- in Indo-European roots).]
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1. speech or behaviour directed against the peace of a state
2. (Law) an offence that tends to undermine the authority of a state
3. (Law) an incitement to public disorder
4. archaic revolt
[C14: from Latin sēditiō discord, from sēd- apart + itiō a going, from īre to go]
seˈditionary n, adj
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. incitement of discontent or rebellion against a government.
2. any action promoting such discontent or rebellion.
[1325–75; Middle English sedicioun (< Anglo-French) < Latin sēditiō=sēd- se- + -i-, variant s. of īre to go + -tiō -tion]
syn: See treason.
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Willfully advocating or teaching the duty or necessity of overthrowing the US government or any political subdivision by force or violence. See also counterintelligence.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||sedition - an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government|
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noun rabble-rousing, treason, subversion, agitation, disloyalty, incitement to riot Government officials charged him with sedition.
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1. Organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority:
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sedition[səˈdɪʃən] N → sedición f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
sedition[sɪˈdɪʃən] n → sédition f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
sedition[səˈdɪʃ/ən] n → sedizione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995