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English definition of “punishment”


noun [U] (BAD TREATMENT)    /ˈpʌn.ɪʃ.mənt/
rough treatment: These trucks are designed to take a lot of punishment.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
(Definition of punishment noun (BAD TREATMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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