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uproar

  

      n  
   (=noise)   tumulte    m  , vacarme    m     
→ She could hear the uproar in the cells.        
to be in uproar      (=chaos)  
The courtroom was in uproar.      Le tumulte régnait dans la salle du tribunal.  
   (=protest)   tollé    m     
to cause an uproar      provoquer un tollé, déclencher un tollé  
→ The film caused an uproar.        
→ I ran away and caused an uproar as my parents had no idea where I was.        
an uproar over sth, an uproar about sth      une vague de protestations à propos de qch  
→ There is an uproar over who the Council should support.        
→ the uproar over women priests        
→ The action by the Government follows uproar about a recent children's boxing match        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
uproar n.
tumulte

Additional comments:

fred19641927:

tollé, vacarme

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
une vague de protestations à propos de qch
exp.
une vague de protestations à propos de qch
exp.
Le tumulte régnait dans la salle du tribunal.
exp.
déclencher un tollé
exp.
provoquer un tollé
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'uproar' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
exp.
in an uproar
[Fig.]
nf.
(general) outcry ; uproar
=outcry of one group in opposition to the proposal or plans of another group. Literally "the raising of shields to defend and repel".
n.
preparation for action ; flurry ; agitation ; uproar
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