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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Italian vendetta ‎(revenge), from Latin vindicta.

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  • (US) IPA(key): /vɛnˈdɛtə/, [vɛnˈdɛɾə], [vənˈdɛɾə]

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vendetta ‎(plural vendettas)

  1. A bitter, destructive feud, normally between two families, clans, or factions, in which each injury or slaying is revenged: a blood feud.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /venˈdet.ta/, [ven̪ˈd̪et̪ːä]
  • Hyphenation: ven‧dét‧ta

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vindicta ‎(vengeance), from vindico ‎(to claim, to vindicate), from vindex ‎(defender).

NounEdit

vendetta f ‎(plural vendette)

  1. revenge, vengeance

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