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retribution

noun [U]  /ˌre·trəˈbju·ʃən/ fml us  
deserved punishment: He was seeking retribution for the crime committed against him.
Translations of “retribution”
in Spanish justo castigo…
in French châtiment…
in German die Vergeltung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴懲, 應得的懲罰, 報應…
in Russian возмездие, кара…
in Turkish ahlakî hataya verilen ceza, cezalandırma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严惩, 应得的惩罚, 报应…
in Polish kara…
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