violent

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈvaɪ(ə)lənt/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
violent

Comparative
more violent

Superlative
most violent

  1. If someone is violent, they act physically to hurt people or break things.
    Police said he had a history of violent behaviour.
  2. Forceful and able to break things.
    The violent wind took the roof off of the house.


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