violence
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violence(
vayuh
-
luhns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physical force)
a. la violencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The protest erupted in violence as the police arrived to control the crowd.La protesta irrumpió con violencia mientras llegaba la policía para controlar la multitud.
2. (vehemence)
a. la violencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The ship sank due to the violence of wind and waves.El barco se hundió por la violencia del viento y las olas.
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violence
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la violencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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violence [ˈvaɪələns]
noun
(gen) violencia (f)
he thinks the only way to solve a problem is with violence
an act of violence un acto de violencia; crimes of violence delitos (m) violentos; to do violence to sb agredir a algn; to do violence to sth estropear algo
To sentimentalise Hardy is to do violence to his achievements as a writer
to resort to violence recurrir a la violencia or a la fuerza; robbery with violence robo (m) con violencia
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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