vengeance Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “vengeance” in the English Dictionary

"vengeance" in British English

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vengeancenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈven.dʒəns/
the ​punishing of someone for ​harming you or ​yourfriends or ​family, or the ​wish for such ​punishment to ​happen: On the ​day after the ​terroristattack, the ​overallmood in the ​town was one of vengeance. As he ​cradled his daughter's ​lifelessbody in his ​arms, he swore (to take) vengeance on her ​killers.
(Definition of vengeance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"vengeance" in American English

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vengeancenoun [U]

 us   /ˈven·dʒəns/
action against someone to ​punish that ​person for having ​hurt you: She ​cried out for vengeance.
(Definition of vengeance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vengeance”
in Spanish venganza…
in Vietnamese sự báo thù…
in Malaysian balas dendam…
in Thai การแก้แค้น…
in French vengeance…
in German die Rache…
in Chinese (Simplified) 报仇,复仇,抱复, 复仇心…
in Turkish öç, intikam, hırs…
in Russian месть, возмездие…
in Indonesian pembalasan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 報仇,復仇,報復, 復仇心…
in Polish zemsta…
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