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brutality

Pronunciation: /bruːˈtæləti/

Translation of brutality in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (cruelty) brutalidad (feminine) they complained of police brutality se quejaron de la dureza de la represión policial the brutality of the murder el salvajismo del asesinato
    Example sentences
    • I don't think he was exposed to enough of their atrocities and enough of their brutalities to understand what he really was getting involved in.
    • The images of abuse and brutality he records are horrifyingly familiar.
    • Gone are the times when tensions would erupt in a blizzard of savage brutality.
    1.2 countable/numerable (cruel act) brutalidad (feminine)

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