Share this entry

vengeance
American English: /ˈvɛndʒəns/
British English: /ˈvɛn(d)ʒ(ə)ns/

Translation of vengeance in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • to take vengeance on somebody
    vengarse de alguien
    with a vengeance
    de verdad or con ganas
    winter has set in with a vengeance
    el invierno ha llegado de verdad or con ganas
    Example sentences
    • So in the end it sort of has a happy ending, in that you get to see Grace exact vengeance.
    • If they fail, the electorate in due course exacts its vengeance by throwing them out.
    • I have no qualms with the premise of a pimp exacting vengeance from beyond the grave.

Definition of vengeance in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day coiffeur
    Pronunciation: kwɑːˈfəː
    noun
    a hairdresser
    Cultural fact of the day

    comarca

    In Spain, a geographical, social, and culturally homogeneous region, with a clear natural or administrative demarcation is called a comarca. Comarcas are normally smaller than regiones. They are often famous for some reason, for example Ampurdán (Catalonia) for its wines, or La Mancha (Castile) for its cheeses.