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punishment

noun uk   /ˈpʌn.ɪʃ.mənt/ us  

punishment noun (CRIME)

B2 [C or U] the act of punishing someone: Many people think that the death penalty is too severe a punishment for any crime. formal It was always our father who administered/meted out punishments. Drink-driving is one case where severe punishment seems to work as a deterrent.
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punishment noun (BAD TREATMENT)

[U] rough treatment: These trucks are designed to take a lot of punishment.
Traducciones de “punishment”
en coreano 처벌, 형벌…
en árabe عِقاب…
en portugués pena, punição, castigo…
en catalán càstig…
en japonés 罰, 刑罰, おしおき…
en italiano punizione…
en chino (tradicionál) 罪行, 懲罰,處罰, 受罰…
en ruso наказание…
en turco ceza, cezalandırma…
en chino (simplificado) 罪行, 惩罚,处罚, 受罚…
en polaco kara…
(Definition of punishment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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