What Is the Meaning of Revolution?


The meaning of revolution is a radical change in ways of thinking and behaving. A revolution can also be the overthrowing of a government by its citizens.
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an overthrow or repudiation and the thorough replacement of an established government or political system by the people governed.
Sociology a radical and pervasive change in society and the social structure, especially one made suddenly and often accompanied by violence.
a sudden, complete or marked change in something: the present revolution in church architecture.
a procedure or course, as if in a circuit, back to a starting point.
a single turn of this kind.
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Revolution refers to a fundamental transformation in power or governmental structures that takes place in a comparatively short period of time. Revolutions have been taking place through human history and they differ greatly in terms of the means used, the period they last and the idea behind them. Some of the well known revolutions are the French revolution, the industrial revolution, and most recent Egyptian revolution.
It has a couple of meanings. It means to revolve or spin around which takes us to the second meaning which is to change. Something revolving is changing.
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