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avengeverb [T]

uk   /əˈvendʒ/  us   /əˈvendʒ/ formal
avenger
noun [C] uk   /əˈven.dʒər/  us   /əˈven.dʒɚ/
Russell Crowe stars as a grief-stricken avenger on the trail of his family's killers.
(Definition of avenge from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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avengeverb [T]

 us   /əˈvendʒ/
to get satisfaction by harming or punishing the person responsible for something bad done to you or your family or friends: In the second half of the movie, they team up to avenge the wrongs done to them.
(Definition of avenge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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