French translation of 'violent'
[person, crime] violent(e)
[clash] violent(e) (often before n)
a violent death une mort violente
2. (= strong and sudden) [storm, explosion, impact, change, upheaval] violent(e) (often before n)
a violent dislike of sb/sth une violente aversion pour qn/qch
3. (= intense) [pain, emotion, reaction, opposition] violent(e)
4. [film] violent(e)
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Example Sentences Including 'violent'
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Clyde must have mistaken violent outbursts to mean outbursts of violence rather than intense, brief tantrums.DO NO HARM (2001)
Ignorance of the spell was the only thing protecting the gentle Harshini from her violent human side.TREASON KEEP (2001)
The one thing that had always moved Tony was the victims of violent criminals.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2001)
Judging by the titles, Gary was a fan of violent action movies.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2001)
Trends of 'violent'
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'violent' in Other Languages
British English: violent /ˈvaɪələnt/ ADJECTIVE
If someone is violent, or if they do something which is violent, they use physical force or weapons to hurt other people.
We all know violent crime is on the increase.
- American English: violent
- Arabic: عَنِيف
- Brazilian Portuguese: violento
- Chinese: 猛烈的
- Croatian: nasilan
- Czech: násilný
- Danish: voldelig
- Dutch: gewelddadig
- European Spanish: violento
- Finnish: väkivaltainen
- French: violent
- German: gewalttätig
- Greek: βίαιος
- Italian: violento
- Japanese: 暴力的な
- Korean: 난폭한
- Norwegian: voldelig
- Polish: gwałtowny
- European Portuguese: violento
- Romanian: violent
- Russian: сильный
- Spanish: violento
- Swedish: våldsam
- Thai: ที่มีสาเหตุมาจากความรุนแรง
- Turkish: şiddet uygulayan
- Ukrainian: жорстокий
- Vietnamese: hung tợn
Translation of violent from the Collins English to French Dictionary