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Significado de “punitive” - Diccionario Inglés

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punitiveadjective

uk   /ˈpjuː.nɪ.tɪv/ us   /ˈpjuː.nə.t̬ɪv/
(Definition of punitive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "punitive" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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punitiveadjective

us   /ˈpju·nɪ·t̬ɪv/
intended as a punishment: No punitive action was taken against Dawkins after he smashed the backboard during warmups.
(Definition of punitive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "punitive" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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punitiveadjective

uk   /ˈpjuːnətɪv/ us  
used to describe costs that are so high they are difficult to pay, and that are often used to punish someone or limit their activities: The President has threatened to impose punitive import duties on a range of foreign goods.
intended as a punishment: punitive action/measures The company will not take punitive action against the striking workers. The UN has imposed punitive sanctions on the invading country.
punitively
adverb /ˈpjuːnətɪvli/
People who are self-employed are often charged punitively high interest rates.

punitivenoun [plural]

uk   /ˈpjuːnətɪv/ us   US LAW
punitives
→  punitive damages
(Definition of punitive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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