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punishable

adjective uk   us   /ˈpʌn.ɪ.ʃə.bl̩/
A punishable crime is one that you can be punished for: a punishable offence Drug dealing is punishable by death in some countries.
Translations of “punishable”
in Chinese (Traditional) 可依法懲處的,應給予懲罰的…
in Russian наказуемый…
in Turkish cezalandırılabilir, cezayı hak eden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可依法惩处的,应给予惩罚的…
in Polish karalny, karany…
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