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revenge

noun [U]
 
 
/rɪˈvendʒ/
B2 something that you do to punish someone who has done something bad to you: He's made life very difficult for me but I'll get/take my revenge. He was shot in revenge for the murder.Revenge and vengefulness
Translations of “revenge”
in Korean 복수…
in Arabic اِنْتِقام…
in French vengeance, pour se venger de…
in Turkish öç, intikam, kan davası…
in Italian vendetta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 報復, 報仇…
in Russian месть…
in Polish zemsta…
in Spanish venganza…
in Portuguese vingança, desforra…
in German die Rache, die Rachsucht…
in Catalan venjança…
in Japanese 復讐, 仕返し, 報復…
in Chinese (Simplified) 报复, 报仇…
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