A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (aggressiveness)
a. violence
Manuel me empujó con violencia y caí al piso.Manuel pushed me with violence and I fell to the ground.
b. force
Juan estaba enojado y cerró la puerta con violencia.Juan was angry and shut the door with force.
2. (assault)
a. violence
Jimena sufrió violencia doméstica y abuso por muchos años.Jimena suffered years of domestic violence and abuse.
3. (awkwardness)
a. embarrassment
Me causa violencia tener que hablar en público.I feel embarrassment when I have to speak in public.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (agresividad)
a. violence
violencia domésticadomestic violence
2. (de viento, pasiones)
a. force
3. (incomodidad)
a. awkwardness
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1 (gen) violence; (fuerza) force; (Jur) assault; violence; (Política) rule by force
no violencia non-violence; hacer algo con violencia to do sth violently; usar violencia para abrir una caja to force open a box; no se consigue nada con él usando la violencia you will not achieve anything with him by using force; you won't get anywhere with him if you use force; amenazar violencia to threaten violence; [+turba] to turn ugly; apelar a la violencia to resort to violence; use force; hacer violencia a
violencia doméstica domestic violence
cada año decenas de millones de mujeres sufren secuelas físicas y psíquicas de la violencia doméstica en Honduras mueren cada mes seis mujeres víctimas de la violencia doméstica
2 (vergüenza) embarrassment; (situación) embarrassing situation
si eso te causa violencia if that makes you feel awkward o uncomfortable; if that embarrasses you; estar con violencia to be o feel awkward
una violencia a damaging act; (atrocidad) an outrage
4 (Col) (Hist) (Política)
la Violencia long period of civil disturbances and killings beginning in 1948
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