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An example use of violence in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… and no stranger to violence she once …”
Violence is the use of physical force to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something.
the word violence occurs in english on average 52.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.