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capital punishment

noun [U] uk   us  
Translations of “capital punishment”
in Korean 사형…
in Arabic عُقوبة الإعْدام…
in Portuguese pena capital…
in Catalan pena capital…
in Japanese 死刑…
in Italian pena capitale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死刑,極刑…
in Russian смертная казнь…
in Turkish ölüm/idam cezası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 死刑,极刑…
in Polish kara śmierci…
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