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punitiveadjective

uk   /ˈpjuː.nɪ.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/
formal or specialized law intended as a ​punishment: punitive ​action The UN has ​imposed punitive ​sanctions on the ​invadingcountry. She is ​suing the ​newspaper for $5 million punitive damages, ​claiming they ​knew the ​article about her was ​untrue. used to ​describecosts that are so high they are ​difficult to ​pay: The ​president has ​threatened to ​impose punitive ​importduties/​tariffs on a ​variety of ​foreigngoods.
punitively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of punitive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)

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punitiveadjective

uk   us   /ˈpjuːnətɪv/
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 ​importduties on a ​range of ​foreigngoods.
intended as a punishment: punitive action/measures The ​company will not take punitive ​action against the ​strikingworkers. The UN has ​imposed punitive ​sanctions on the invading country.
punitively
adverb /ˈpjuːnətɪvli/
People who are ​self-employed are often ​charged punitively high ​interestrates.

punitivenoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈpjuːnətɪv/ US LAW
punitives →  punitive damages
(Definition of punitive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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