Noun(1) a justly deserved penalty(2) the act of correcting for your wrongdoing(3) the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done
(1) But fear of retribution may prevent the poor from exercising their informal and even legal rights.(2) In thinking about ethical justice, we veer between the notions of forgiveness and retribution .(3) That law is intended to keep processors from seeking retribution against growers who organize to bargain.(4) settlers drove the Navajo out of Arizona in retribution for their raids(5) Now Fairon depicted a different sort of pirate: a man, a hurt man, who had a grudge and needed retribution .(6) Every fiber of her cried out for revenge, for retribution , for something to let her strike back.(7) In that regard, not only did they open themselves up to ethical retribution , but to potential criminal prosecution under both federal and local law.(8) Fundamentalist clergy wandered the back roads and river paths between Staines and Richmond, calling for divine retribution .(9) One purpose of a term of imprisonment is to secure just retribution for society, the other is to secure the rehabilitation of the prisoner.(10) Austin's plan was a perfect way for him to get retribution for past pain.(11) Anonymity was the order of the day, and fear of retribution was high.(12) The sermon preaches Christian hope and faith rather than retribution .(13) The lex talionus, or law of retribution , teaches that the punishment should fit the crime.(14) Laertes, Polonius' son, returns with a mob from Paris and demands retribution against Hamlet.(15) According to media reports, the company, in retribution , then halted the payment of the workers' May salaries.(16) She uses the reunion with her father as an opportunity to exact retribution upon everyone who has mistreated her.
(1) divine retribution :: азоби илоҳӣ
1. punishment ::
2. requital ::
3. vengeance ::
Different Formsretribution, retributions
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