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vendetta

noun [C]  us   /venˈdet̬·ə/
a strong desire to harm a person or group, often because of political reasons or feelings of hate: They accused the special prosecutor of carrying on a vendetta against the White House.
Translations of “vendetta”
in Vietnamese cuộc bất hòa kéo dài…
in Spanish vendetta, enemistad mortal…
in Thai ความพยาบาท…
in Malaysian dendam…
in French vendetta…
in German die Blutrache…
in Chinese (Traditional) 世仇, 族間血仇, 宿怨…
in Indonesian pembalasan berdarah…
in Russian вендетта, месть…
in Turkish kan davası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 世仇, 族间血仇, 宿怨…
in Polish wendeta…
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