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"violently" in British English

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violentlyadverb

uk   us   /ˈvaɪə.lənt.li/
B2 in a ​forceful way that ​causespeople 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 ​causespeople to be ​hurt Violently can ​meanstrongly or ​extremely: They are violently ​opposed to the ​plans.
(Definition of violently from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “violently”
in Chinese (Simplified) 暴力地,狂暴地, 激烈地,猛烈地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暴力地,狂暴地, 激烈地,猛烈地…
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