Translation of "retribution" - English-Spanish dictionary

retribution

noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌret.rɪˈbjuː.ʃən/ formal

deserved and severe punishment

represalia, castigo
They fled because they feared retribution for the genocide.
She was asked whether a civilian government should seek retribution against military officers involved in human rights abuses.
Many saw her death as divine retribution (= punishment by God) for her crimes.
retributive adjective uk /rɪˈtrɪb.jʊ.tɪv/

(Translation of “retribution” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

retribution

noun /retriˈbjuːʃən/

punishment, especially deserved.

justo castigo
an act of retribution.

(Translation of “retribution” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)