intifada

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic اِنْتِفَاضَة(intifāḍa, shaking off, uprising, insurrection).

Noun[edit]

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[edit]

Noun[edit]

intifada f (plural intifadas)

  1. intifada

Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /in.tiˈfa.da/
  • Rhymes: -ada
  • Hyphenation: in‧ti‧fà‧da

Noun[edit]

intifada f (plural intifade)

  1. intifada

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic اِنْتِفَاضَة(intifāḍa, shaking off, uprising, insurrection).

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intifada f (plural intifadas)

  1. intifada (insurrection by Palestinians against Israel)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic اِنْتِفَاضَة(intifāḍa, shaking off, uprising, insurrection).

Noun[edit]

intifada f (plural intifadas)

  1. intifada (insurrection by Palestinians against Israel)

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