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Turkish translation of “capital punishment”

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capital punishment

noun [U]
 
 
when someone is killed by the state for committing a serious crime
ölüm/idam cezası
Death penalties
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 Chinese (Simplified) 死刑,极刑…
in Polish kara śmierci…
(Definition of capital punishment from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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