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insurgent

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin īnsurgentem, accusative singular of īnsurgēns, present active participle of īnsurgō (I rise up against, revolt), from in (against) + surgō (I rise), itself from sub (up from below) + regō (I guide, direct, rule, govern, administer), from Proto-Indo-European *reg- (to move in a straight line, to rule, guide, lead straight, put right).

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AdjectiveEdit

insurgent (not comparable)

  1. Rebellious, opposing authority.
    • Motley
      The insurgent provinces.

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NounEdit

insurgent (plural insurgents)

  1. one of several people who take up arms against the local state authority; a participant in insurgency

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin īnsurgentem.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

insurgent m (plural insurgents)

  1. insurgent

AdjectiveEdit

insurgent m, f (masculine and feminine plural insurgents)

  1. insurgent

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VerbEdit

insurgent

  1. third-person plural present indicative of insurger
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of insurger

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VerbEdit

insurgent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of insurgō