Definition of Intimate Partner Violence
Intimate Partner Violence Pronunciation
Syllabification: in·ti·mate part·ner vi·o·lence
- American English – /In-tuh-muht pAHRt-nuhr vIE-uh-luhns/
- British English – /In-ti-mit pAHt-nuh vIE-uh-luhns/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈɪntəmət ˈpɑrtnər ˈvaɪələns/
- British English – /ˈɪntɪmɪt ˈpɑːtnə ˈvaɪələns/
- Abbreviation: IPV
- Violence can take obvious forms, such as physical abuse, and subtle forms, like psychological abuse. However, subtle forms may include control of an individual’s agency or being, verbal attacks, acts of body language.
- Word origin of “intimate” and “partner” and “violence” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “intimate partner violence.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 27, 2022 (https://sociologydictionary.org/intimate-partner-violence/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
intimate partner violence. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/intimate-partner-violence/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “intimate partner violence.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 27, 2022. https://sociologydictionary.org/intimate-partner-violence/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“intimate partner violence.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 27 Sep. 2022. <https://sociologydictionary.org/intimate-partner-violence/>.