How to Pronounce Riots?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Riots" is [ɹˈa͡ɪ͡əts], [ɹˈa‍ɪ‍əts], [ɹ_ˈaɪə_t_s].

"Riots" in context

Riots are periods of public disturbance and disorder, often against authorities or the established order. They often involve a group of people or crowd becoming destructive or violent and engaging or attempting to engage in a conflict with police, property owners, and sometimes even with other members of the rioting group. Examples of riots include the Stonewall riots, the Watts riots, the Ferguson riots, the Brexit riots, and the Hong Kong protests. Riots are usually started in response to some injustice or perceived injustice and typically involve mass protests and the destruction of property in the pursuit of a political, ideological, or social cause.


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