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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mu·ti·ny /ˈmjutṇi, ˈmjutni/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mu·ti·ny, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Mutinied p. pr. & vb. n. Mutinying ]
 1. To rise against, or refuse to obey, lawful authority in military or naval service; to excite, or to be guilty of, mutiny or mutinous conduct; to revolt against one's superior officer, or any rightful authority.
 2. To fall into strife; to quarrel. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mu·ti·ny n.; pl. Mutinies
 1. Insurrection against constituted authority, particularly military or naval authority; concerted revolt against the rules of discipline or the lawful commands of a superior officer; hence, generally, forcible resistance to rightful authority; insubordination.
    In every mutiny against the discipline of the college, he was the ringleader.   --Macaulay.
 2. Violent commotion; tumult; strife. [Obs.]
    To raise a mutiny betwixt yourselves.   --Shak.
 Mutiny act Law, an English statute reenacted annually to punish mutiny and desertion.
 Syn: -- See Insurrection.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by
          seamen or soldiers against their officers)
      v : engage in a mutiny against an authority
      [also: mutinied]