minirebellion

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mini- +‎ rebellion

Noun[edit]

minirebellion (plural minirebellions)

  1. A small rebellion.
    • 2008 May 28, Katrin Bennhold, “Investors Criticize French Bank Chairman for Loss”, New York Times:
      The minirebellion Tuesday suggested that shareholders were feeling emboldened by a report last week citing management failures and lax internal controls as two reasons that a trader, Jérôme Kerviel, got away with making unauthorized bets worth nearly 50 billion euros, or $79 billion, for more than two years.