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vendetta

Pronunciation: /venˈdetə/

Translation of vendetta in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • vendetta (feminine) a gangland/political vendetta una vendetta entre gángsters/políticos to carry on a vendetta against sb hacer* una campaña en contra de algn
    Example sentences
    • Every family cultivates its vendetta; every clan, its feud.
    • That deadly combination has let loose a wave of vengeance killings, tribal vendettas, mercenary kidnappings and thievery.
    • To reveal the offense would mean dragging his family into an obligatory vendetta.

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