Examples of uproar in a Sentence
There was a lot of public uproar over the proposed jail.
There have been uproars in the past over similar proposals.
The proposal caused an uproar.
The town was in an uproar over the proposal to build a jail.
Recent Examples of uproar from the Web
The abrupt dismissal caused an immediate uproar in the House, as Catholic lawmakers of both parties demanded explanation from Ryan.
In 1828, John Quincy Adams, Jackson’s predecessor, had signed off on a battery of massive tariffs (the tax rate was a whopping 38 percent for almost all imported goods) designed to promote Northern industry—causing uproar in the South.
The announcement, which must be followed up by formal action, caused an uproar in the investment markets and across the political and ideological spectrums.
After an uproar in England, the Palace responds by saying nothing had changed and Princess Consort was still the intended title for Camilla.
Today, the uproar over data privacy has also done little to diminish the businesses or usage of Facebook and Google.
But the uproar over the Cambridge Analytica revelations has forced it to make changes to how advertisers use Facebook, giving a window into how this ad targeting worked.
But the summit has been overshadowed by uproar over the treatment by U.K. immigration authorities of some long-term British residents from the Caribbean.
The uproar over how Facebook Inc. FB 0.19% protects user data has spurred an unusual sideshow: a public spat between the social network and one of the world’s oldest academic institutions.
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UPROAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of uproar for English Language Learners
: a situation in which many people are upset, angry, or disturbed by something
UPROAR Defined for Kids
Definition of uproar for Students
- Now the dining room was in an uproar … as the men jumped to their feet in confusion.
- —Judith Berry Griffin, Phoebe the Spy
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