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Synonyms for domestic violence
do·mes·tic vi·o·lence

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  1. domestic violencenoun

    DV, intimate partner violence

  2. domestic violencenoun

    Violence against another in an intimate relationship such as marriage and dating.

    DV, intimate partner violence

Princeton's WordNet

  1. domestic violencenoun

    violence or physical abuse directed toward your spouse or domestic partner; usually violence by men against women

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. domestic violence


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  1. Lloyd Austin:

    The women and men of our armed forces dedicate their lives to defending our nation, and deserve a workplace and home free of sexual assault, sexual harassment and domestic violence.

  2. Raha Bahreini:

    We fear that there are other unreported cases every year. Women and girls in Iran face domestic violence on a widespread basis, and the Iranian authorities have consistently failed in their obligations to protect the lives and safety of women and girls, iranian authorities have yet to adopt specific legislation criminalizing gender-based violence against women and girls, including domestic violence, marital rape, and early and forced marriage, all of which remain widespread.

  3. Margaret Martin:

    It must be positive, it must be practical and it must make them and their children safer from abuse. What is promised on paper must be fully resourced to be effective in protecting those affected by domestic violence. We are concerned that an already over-stretched system will see an increase in demand when the new provisions commence, women must feel change quickly.

  4. Kim Janey:

    Dennis White has repeatedly asserted that the domestic violence allegations against Dennis White are false, but Dennis White stated in Dennis White hearing and during the investigation that Dennis White has hit and pushed members of Dennis White household, the allegations and evidence of this behavior raised serious questions about Dennis White fitness to lead the Boston Police Department. And Dennis White's actions in recent weeks, have done even more to erode public trust in Dennis White judgment and ability to lead.

  5. Tim TenEyck:

    Alright, turn your sirens off before you get there, caller ordered a pizza, and agreed with everything I said. There's domestic violence going on.

Translations for domestic violence

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  • العنف المنزلي, عنف منزليArabic
  • домашно насилиеBulgarian
  • häusliche GewaltGerman
  • ενδοοικογενειακή βίαGreek
  • malos tratos, violencia de género, violencia intrafamiliar, violencia domésticaSpanish
  • koduvägivaldEstonian
  • خشونت خانگیPersian
  • kotiväkivalta, perheväkivaltaFinnish
  • violence conjugaleFrench
  • घरेलू हिंसाHindi
  • ընտանեկան բռնությունArmenian
  • kekerasan dalam rumah tanggaIndonesian
  • violenza domesticaItalian
  • ドメスティック・バイオレンス, 家庭内暴力, DVJapanese
  • អំពើហិង្សាក្នុងគ្រួសារKhmer
  • 가정폭력, 家庭暴力Korean
  • семејно насилствоMacedonian
  • huiselijk geweldDutch
  • przemoc domowaPolish
  • violência domésticaPortuguese
  • бытовое насилие, домашнее насилиеRussian
  • våld i nära relationerSwedish
  • குடும்ப வன்முறை, குடும்பத்தில் வன்முறைTamil
  • గృహ హింసTelugu
  • bạo lực gia đình, bạo hành gia đìnhVietnamese

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