pseudorevolution

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ revolution

Noun[edit]

pseudorevolution (countable and uncountable, plural pseudorevolutions)

  1. A political event resembling, but not actually, a revolution.
    • 2007 December 3, Roger Cohen, “The Limits of 21st-Century Revolution”, New York Times:
      Never mind if it takes three weeks to ship oil to China and three days to the United States: Chávez wants to parlay his petrorevenue and pseudorevolution into a global anti-American role.

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