Definition of 'revenge'
Example sentences containing 'revenge'
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He never missed an opportunity to pay off old scores, reserving his special energies for acts of revenge against the KGB. A SONG AT TWILIGHT (2002)I wanted to understand the psychology, you know, of repression, correction, call it what you will -- societal revenge. THE SCAR (2002)Something in me snapped when I heard Kamal had been arrested and I wanted to take revenge for what he had taken from me. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
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Translations for 'revenge'
British English: revenge /rɪˈvɛndʒ/ NOUN
Revenge involves hurting someone who has hurt you.
...acts of revenge.
- American English: revenge
- Arabic: اِنْتِقَام
- Brazilian Portuguese: vingança
- Chinese: 复仇
- Croatian: osveta
- Czech: pomsta
- Danish: hævn
- Dutch: wraak
- European Spanish: venganza
- Finnish: kosto
- French: vengeance
- German: Rache
- Greek: εκδίκηση
- Italian: vendetta
- Japanese: 復讐
- Korean: 복수
- Norwegian: hevn
- Polish: zemsta
- European Portuguese: vingança
- Romanian: răzbunare
- Russian: месть
- Spanish: venganza
- Swedish: hämnd
- Thai: การแก้เแค้น
- Turkish: intikam
- Ukrainian: помста
- Vietnamese: sự trả thù
British English: revenge VERB
If you revenge yourself on someone who has hurt you, you hurt them in return.
The paper accused her of trying to revenge herself on her former lover.
Definition of revenge from the Collins English Dictionary
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