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I have no personal vendetta against Clarence Thomas. I seek only to provide the committee with information which it may regard as relevant.
Anita Hill

Meaning of "vendetta" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VENDETTA

From Italian, from Latin vindicta, from vindicāre to avenge.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VENDETTA

vendetta  [vɛnˈdɛtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VENDETTA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vendetta is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VENDETTA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of vendetta in the English dictionary

The definition of vendetta in the dictionary is a private feud, originally between Corsican or Sicilian families, in which the relatives of a murdered person seek vengeance by killing the murderer or some member of his family. Other definition of vendetta is any prolonged feud, quarrel, etc.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VENDETTA


betta
ˈbɛtə
better
ˈbɛtə
bruschetta
bruːˈskɛtə
codetta
kəʊˈdɛtə
debtor
ˈdɛtə
feta
ˈfɛtə
Gambetta
ɡæmˈbɛtə
getter
ˈɡɛtə
letter
ˈlɛtə
netter
ˈnɛtə
newsletter
ˈnjuːzˌlɛtə
pancetta
pænˈtʃɛtə
petter
ˈpɛtə
Quetta
ˈkwɛtə
Rosetta
rəʊˈzɛtə
setter
ˈsɛtə
stretta
ˈstrɛtə
sweater
ˈswɛtə
trendsetter
ˈtrɛndˌsɛtə
Valletta
vəˈlɛtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VENDETTA

vend
Venda
vendable
vendace
vendage
vendee
vender
vendettist
vendeuse
vendibility
vendible
vendibleness
vendibly
vending
vending machine
venditation
vendition
vendor
vendor placing
vendue

WORDS THAT END LIKE VENDETTA

Alexandretta
arietta
Barletta
beretta
berretta
biretta
burletta
cabaletta
cabretta
Caltanissetta
canzonetta
comedietta
Damietta
faldetta
fughetta
malaguetta
mozzetta
operetta
sinfonietta
Valetta

Synonyms and antonyms of vendetta in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «VENDETTA»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «vendetta» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of vendetta

Translation of «vendetta» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VENDETTA

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

Translator English - Chinese

宿怨
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vendetta
570 millions of speakers

English

vendetta
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रतिशोध
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ثأر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вендетта
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vendeta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জাতিবৈর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vendetta
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Vendetta
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fehde
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

恨み
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

앙갚음
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Vendetta
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mối tử thù
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பழிதீர்க்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वंशपरंपरागत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kan davası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vendetta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

vendetta
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вендета
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vendetta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βεντέτα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vendetta
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vendetta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vendetta
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vendetta

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VENDETTA»

The term «vendetta» is very widely used and occupies the 19.820 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VENDETTA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «vendetta» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «vendetta» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vendetta

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5 QUOTES WITH «VENDETTA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word vendetta.
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Ahmed Ben Bella
Peace does not include a vendetta; there will be neither winners nor losers.
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Joseph Fiennes
I've got a vendetta to destroy the Net, to make everyone go to the library. I love the organic thing of pen and paper, ink on canvas. I love going down to the library, the feel and smell of books.
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Anita Hill
I have no personal vendetta against Clarence Thomas. I seek only to provide the committee with information which it may regard as relevant.
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Carl Icahn
When you have no one to answer to, vendetta as investment strategy is as legitimate as anything.
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Romano Prodi
I don't want to pass a punitive law, or use politics as a vendetta.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VENDETTA»

Discover the use of vendetta in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vendetta and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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V for Vendetta
In a near-future Britain ruled by a totalitarian regime, Evey is rescued from certain death by a masked vigilante calling himself "V," a beguiling and charismatic figure who launches a one-man crusade against government tyranny and ...
Alan Moore, David Lloyd, 2008
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The Vendetta
The prejudice of the vendetta will, for a long time, prevent the supremacy of the laws in Corsica," he added, speaking to himself. "It must, however, be destroyed, at all hazards." Bonaparte remained silent for a moment, and Lucien made a sign  ...
Honoré de Balzac, 1864
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Vendetta
And now they have returned. VENDETTA In the bestselling tradition of Metamorphosis and The Lost Years, here is the newest Star Trek ® Giant Novel, a story of vengeance and obsession.
Peter David, 2000
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Vendetta: The True Story of the Largest Lynching in U.S. History
The book on which the film with Christopher Walken was based.
Richard Gambino, 2000
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Vendetta: A Story of One Forgotten
Books for All Kinds of Readers.
Marie Corelli, 2009
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V for Vendetta: From Script to Film
A comprehensive behind-the-scenes chronicle of the movie V for Vendetta, which is based on the popular cult graphic novel of the same name, V for Vendetta: From Script to Film will contain production ephemera including: storyboard art, ...
Spencer Lamm, Sharon Bray, 2006
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Vendetta
A young veterinarian suspects a family enemy of sabotaging her business.
Roxanne Rustand, 2008
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Vendetta: An Aurelio Zen Mystery
In this, the first novel he appears in, Zen himself has been assigned to do some law bending.
Michael Dibdin, 2012
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Vendetta
Five years ago, Myra's pregnant daughter was killed by a hit-and-run driver--the playboy son of an ambassador with diplomatic immunity.
Fern Michaels, 2006
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Vendetta
From then on, they have only one purpose in life: a VENDETTA against the Union officer. Their cat-and-mouse game finally reaches its climax in East Texas. Will this be their final performance?
Ardath Mayhar, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VENDETTA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vendetta is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Vendetta' details the white-hot feud between Bobby Kennedy and …
The long, bitter, and often public conflict between Robert Kennedy and Jimmy Hoffa is the subject of journalist James Neff's compelling new book, Vendetta. «Christian Science Monitor, Jul 15»
2
Furlong had vendetta against journalist:lawyer
... says that after the story was published, Furlong made multiple statements implying Robinson had fabricated what she wrote because of a personal vendetta. «Vernon Morning Star, Jun 15»
3
Congress calls probe into Robert Vadra's land deals 'political vendetta'
Congress on Friday described as "political vendetta" the move of BJP government in Haryana to set up a judicial commission to probe various land deals, ... «Daily News & Analysis, May 15»
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Vadra hopes probe into land deal will not be used for vendetta
Meanwhile, Union Home Minster Rajnath Singh today said BJP does not practice vendetta politics, a statement that comes against the backdrop of Haryana ... «Times of India, May 15»
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'Modi govt is doing politics of vendetta': Amethi food park issue again …
Alleging that "politics of vendetta" was being resorted to either by cancelling or not proceeding ahead with projects cleared by the erstwhile UPA regime, ... «Firstpost, May 15»
6
HotCopper denies involvement in alleged Phytotech hacker vendetta
Mr Smith claimed an individual at HotCopper "has a vendetta against me and was behind an orchestrated campaign of defamatory remarks against myself and ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Feb 15»
7
Kathleen Wynne questions if Harper has 'vendetta' against Ontario
TORONTO – Ontario's premier hopes Prime Minister Stephen Harper doesn't have a “vendetta” against the people of the province, saying the well-being of ... «MetroNews Canada, Dec 14»
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Trinamool, BJP slugfest in Bengal: Congress cautious, says political …
But at the same time one should not work with political vendetta." On Mamata Banerjee maintaining that when TMC leader Madan Mitra can be arrested only ... «Firstpost, Dec 14»
9
Hartford Firefighter Was Almost 3 Times Legal Limit: Cops
Police say 41 year old Jeffrey Vendetta had a blood alcohol level almost three times the legal limit when he fled the scene of an accident in Farmington. «NBC Connecticut, Nov 14»
10
Sacking of Beniwal a Classic Case of Political Vendetta: Cong
"Any definition in any dictionary which possibly proscribes political vendetta then this is a classic case. You have an elderly lady who was Governor of Gujarat. «The New Indian Express, Aug 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Vendetta [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/vendetta>. Aug 2019 ».
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