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vendettanoun [C]

uk   /venˈdet.ə/ us   /venˈdet̬.ə/
a long and violent argument between people or families, in which one group tries to harm the other in order to punish them for things that happened in the past: He saw himself as the victim of a personal vendetta being waged by his political enemies.
(Definition of vendetta from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vendettanoun [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.
(Definition of vendetta from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vendetta”
in Vietnamese cuộc bất hòa kéo dài…
in Spanish vendetta, enemistad mortal…
in Malaysian dendam…
in Thai ความพยาบาท…
in French vendetta…
in German die Blutrache…
in Chinese (Traditional) 世仇, 族間血仇, 宿怨…
in Russian вендетта, месть…
in Turkish kan davası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 世仇, 族间血仇, 宿怨…
in Indonesian pembalasan berdarah…
in Polish wendeta…
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