punishable Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Definition of “punishable” - Learner’s Dictionary


A crime that is punishable is one that you can be punished for: Drug dealing is punishable by death in some countries.Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
Translations of “punishable”
in Chinese (Traditional) 可依法懲處的,應給予懲罰的…
in Russian наказуемый…
in Turkish cezalandırılabilir, cezayı hak eden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可依法惩处的,应给予惩罚的…
in Polish karalny, karany…
(Definition of punishable from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

nothing like

not at all similar to someone or something

Word of the Day

Coffee culture
Coffee culture
by Colin McIntosh,
November 24, 2015
In a study published recently and widely reported in the media, researchers from Harvard University School of Public Health found that people who drink a moderate amount of coffee per day are less likely to die from a range of diseases. Good news for coffee drinkers, who make up an ever-increasing proportion

Read More 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Read More