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violence

noun [U]  us   /ˈvɑɪ·ə·ləns/
extremely forceful actions that are intended to hurt people or are likely to cause damage: racial/ethnic/domestic violence She was concerned about the amount of violence on television. The storm turned out to be one of unexpected violence.
Translations of “violence”
in Korean 폭력…
in Arabic عُنْف…
in Portuguese violência…
in Catalan violència…
in Japanese 暴力…
in Italian violenza, atto di violenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暴力行為, 激烈的言辭, 猛烈…
in Russian насилие, сила…
in Turkish şiddet, sertlik kaba kuvvet kullanma, zor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暴力行为, 激烈的言辞, 猛烈…
in Polish przemoc, gwałtowność…
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