corporal punishment Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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corporal punishmentnoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​physicalpunishment of ​people, ​especially of ​children, by ​hitting them
(Definition of corporal punishment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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corporal punishmentnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɔr·prəl ˈpʌn·ɪʃ·mənt, -pər·əl-/
physical punishment, esp. by ​hitting with the ​hand or with a ​stick
(Definition of corporal punishment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “corporal punishment”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指对孩子的)体罚…
in Turkish dayak cezası, fiziki ceza…
in Russian телесное наказание…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指對孩子的)體罰…
in Polish kara cielesna…
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