Definition of domestic violence in English:

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domestic violence


[mass noun]
Violent or aggressive behaviour within the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner: police, social services, and voluntary agencies are working together to tackle domestic violence
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  • On that day police received more than 1,300 calls reporting domestic violence.
  • There is also a workshop with women from various backgrounds who had suffered terrible domestic violence.
  • It is a breeding ground for drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence and gang mentality.
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