Meaning of “violently” in the English Dictionary

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"violently" in British English

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violentlyadverb

uk /ˈvaɪə.lənt.li/ us /ˈvaɪə.lənt.li/

B2 in a forceful way that causes people to be hurt:

He claimed to have been violently assaulted while in detention.

strongly or extremely:

She violently disagreed with what we said.
He was violently sick (= he vomited a lot).

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(Definition of “violently” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"violently" in American English

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violentlyadverb

us /ˈvɑɪ·ə·lənt·li/

in a forceful way that causes people to be hurt

Violently can mean strongly or extremely:

They are violently opposed to the plans.

(Definition of “violently” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)