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retribution

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌretrɪˈbjuːʃən/ formal
punishment for something morally wrong that was done: They're seeking retribution for the killings.Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
Translations of “retribution”
in Spanish justo castigo…
in French châtiment…
in German die Vergeltung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴懲, 應得的懲罰, 報應…
in Russian возмездие, кара…
in Turkish ahlakî hataya verilen ceza, cezalandırma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严惩, 应得的惩罚, 报应…
in Polish kara…
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