riot/turmoil

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  • suzi br

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    English / England
    The dictionary can show you this.

    if you give us the sentence you are writing we can comment on the choice in your context .
     

    realmad35

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    Russian
    They both are synonyms for "disorder", but I guess a "riot" is an action involving violence in most cases, while "turmoil" is a state of excitement or agitation. And the latter is always uncountable
     
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    slothlee

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    汉语
    They both are synonyms for "disorder", but I guess a "riot" is an action involving violence in most cases, while "turmoil" is a state of excitement or agitation. And the latter is always uncountable
    I agree with you, Realmad35, thank you so much.
     
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