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vendettanoun [C]

 us   /venˈdet̬·ə/
a ​strongdesire to ​harm a ​person or ​group, often because of ​politicalreasons or ​feelings of ​hate: They ​accused the ​specialprosecutor of ​carrying on a vendetta against the ​WhiteHouse.
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vendettanoun [C]

uk   /venˈdet.ə/  us   /venˈdet̬.ə/
a ​long and ​violentargument between ​people or ​families, in which one ​grouptries 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 ​politicalenemies.
(Definition of vendetta from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vendetta”
in Spanish vendetta, enemistad mortal…
in Vietnamese cuộc bất hòa kéo dài…
in Malaysian dendam…
in Thai ความพยาบาท…
in French vendetta…
in German die Blutrache…
in Chinese (Simplified) 世仇, 族间血仇, 宿怨…
in Turkish kan davası…
in Russian вендетта, месть…
in Indonesian pembalasan berdarah…
in Chinese (Traditional) 世仇, 族間血仇, 宿怨…
in Polish wendeta…
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