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Conservatives may worship Adam Smith's 'invisible hand,' but for Obama, the helping hand comes in large measure from the public, not the private sector. To call this 'socialism' is to do violence to the word and to the concept. To call it 'un-American' is a smear.
Jeff Greenfield

Meaning of "do violence to" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DO VIOLENCE TO

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WHAT DOES DO VIOLENCE TO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of do violence to in the English dictionary

The definition of do violence to in the dictionary is to inflict harm upon; damage or violate. Other definition of do violence to is to distort or twist the sense or intention of.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DO VIOLENCE TO

do one´s stuff
do oneself justice
do or die
do out
do over
do someone dirt
do someone proud
do the business
do the dirty on
do the honours
do the lolly
do the necessary
do the needful
do the trick
do to death
do up
do well for oneself
do with
do without
do wonders

WORDS THAT END LIKE DO VIOLENCE TO

accessible to
bring home to
come home to
come to
do justice to
due to
give pause to
give rise to
give the lie to
heave to
lay siege to
lie to
not hold a candle to
opposite to
rise to
set fire to
take to
tumble to
turn a blind eye to
with an eye to

Synonyms and antonyms of do violence to in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «do violence to» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DO VIOLENCE TO

Find out the translation of do violence to to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of do violence to from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «do violence to» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不要以强暴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

violentar
570 millions of speakers

English

do violence to
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हिंसा करना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القيام العنف ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

насиловать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

violentar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যাও সহিংসতা করো
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

faire violence à
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Buat keganasan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

tun , um Gewalt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

に暴力を行う
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에 폭력 을
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nglakoni kekerasan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm bạo lực
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வன்முறை செய்ய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हिंसा करू नका
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Şiddet uygulamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

violentare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

do przemocy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гвалтувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

face violență a
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάνουν τη βία για να
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

doen om geweld te
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

göra våld på
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gjøre vold på
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of do violence to

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DO VIOLENCE TO»

The term «do violence to» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.038 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DO VIOLENCE TO» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about do violence to

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3 QUOTES WITH «DO VIOLENCE TO»

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Jeff Greenfield
Conservatives may worship Adam Smith's 'invisible hand,' but for Obama, the helping hand comes in large measure from the public, not the private sector. To call this 'socialism' is to do violence to the word and to the concept. To call it 'un-American' is a smear.
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Chaim Potok
Well, one hopes that if you're really related to the core of your particular culture, you have profound commitments to it, and that you are aware of how much you can strain it before you do violence to its essential nature.
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Leo Tolstoy
Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DO VIOLENCE TO»

Discover the use of do violence to in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to do violence to and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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An Inquiry Into the Accordancy of War with the Principles of ...
r — - i NOTE P. Is it not remarkable that Dymond should not hav n'otic'd the first of the precepts, “Do violence to no man.” I might remark, that the Greek word might well be translated (as Schleusner has shown, by authority and ilustration,) “put ...
Jonathan Dymond, Thomas S. Grimké, 1834
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Community, Violence, and Peace: Aldo Leopold, Mohandas K. ...
No one would intentionally do violence to oneself. 2. Oneself is one's community. 3. Therefore, no one would intentionally do violence to one's community. Leopold's biotic community, of course, instantiates the second premise and the ...
A. L. Herman, 1999
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An inquiry into the accordancy of war with the principles of ...
NOTE P. Is it not remarkable that Dymond should not hav notic'd the first of the precepts, “Do violence to no man.” I might remark, that the Greek word might well be translated (as Schleusner has shown, by authority and ilustration,) “put no man ...
Jonathan DYMOND, 1834
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Violence and Nonviolence: An Introduction
one of us is finite, one must not do violence to another being, for in doing so one reduces the possibility of attaining Truth. Put less abstractly, there is always more than one story to a conflict. To destroy one such story in a conflict, to prevent ...
Barry L. Gan, 2013
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Violence to Eternity
... themselves into the position of the chosen ones to do violence to those whom they deem to be excluded. I shall explore this more fully in the next chapter on holy war; it is an ideology which has had a long afterlife in the history of the West.
Grace M. Jantzen, Jeremy Carrette, Morny Joy, 2008
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Intimate Violence: Reading Rape and Torture in ...
Frederick Hoffman distinguishes between representations which "do violence to their human subjects" (The Mortal No) and those which do not. Leslie Fiedler, in Love and Death in the American Novel, warns against what he describes as ...
Laura E. Tanner, 1994
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God's Good World: Reclaiming the Doctrine of Creation
When they act toward other humans contrary to the others' telos in God, they do violence to others. When humans act toward the rest of creation contrary to its telos, they do violence to the rest of creation. If God were to act toward humans ...
Jonathan R. Wilson, 2013
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Civil Disobedience in Focus
Here Holmes' discussion of what it is to 'do violence' to a person or a thing, and Garver's linking of violence in human affairs with the concept of violation are helpful.6 Ultimately violence, as it has implications for human beings living in society, ...
Hugo Adam Bedau, 2002
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The Imperial Dictionary of the English Language: A Complete ...
'Do violence to no man.' Mark iii. 14. 'To prevent the tyrant's violence.' Shak.—b Ravishment; rape. — To do violence on,t to attack; to murder. ' But, aa it seems, did violence on herself.' Shak.— To do violence to, to outrage; to force; to injure.
John Ogilvie, Charles Annandale, 1883
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The Violences of Men: How Men Talk About and How Agencies ...
Explanations of Men's Violence to Known Women The debate on why men do violence to known women has been long and varied. It has moved through shifts in discursive constructions, and the placing of men's violence in relation to both ...
Jeff Hearn, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DO VIOLENCE TO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term do violence to is used in the context of the following news items.
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Infringement of Copyright Trade Mark When cause of action arises at …
Reading the Explanation to section 20 of the Code of Civil Procedure into section 62 will do violence to the Copyright Act. The requirement of ... «Live Law, Jul 15»
2
Ruben Rosario: State's 1st black chief judge looks back on his career
"You have used the English language to do violence to so many," Davis told Beckman. "It is not a gun. It is worse than a gun." Very little has ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, Jul 15»
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Terminator Genisys Departs From Pro-Life Themes of The First Two …
Quite an improvement. Philosophically, Skynet's apocalyptic fervor is presented by JC as karmic payback for man's propensity to do violence to ... «LifeNews.com, Jul 15»
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Concern at No HeterOx 'purge' from Facebook group
“This has never just been about offence: These “opinions” offend us because they oppress us- they make it easier to do violence to the most ... «Cherwell Online, Jul 15»
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The Anti-Life, Anti-Human politics of “Terminator Genisys”
Quite an improvement. Philosophically, Skynet's apocalyptic fervor is presented by JC as karmic payback for man's propensity to do violence to ... «National Right to Life News, Jul 15»
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Jason Browdy faces premediated murder charge in wife's death
... JASON DID INTENTIONALLY THREAT TON DO VIOLENCE TO THE VICTIM BY RIPPING THE SCREEN TO THE WINDOW YELLING AND ... «Local 10, Jul 15»
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The Sacrament of Creation: Toward an Environmental Theology
Unless we do violence to ourselves, technology will continue. What is needed is the wisdom to direct the process of technological change, not ... «Commonweal, Jun 15»
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Violent assault on Dallas Police Department. Updates: Police …
... with the shooter, who claimed that the cops had “taken his child” and “called him a terrorist” and that he was going to do violence to them. «Hot Air, Jun 15»
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The art of negotiating
Freed says, “If you have somebody that is barricaded or holed up in a place, you're worried they might do violence to somebody else or a police ... «abc27, Jun 15»
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Window on Faith: Tolerance needed for religious freedom
It is such intolerant people that will do violence to others. But what does tolerance really mean? Tolerance implies differences. If there were no ... «Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, Jun 15»

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