Meaning of “corporal punishment” in the English Dictionary

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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

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