punishment

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punishment /ˈpʌnɪʃmənt/ noun
plural punishments
punishment
/ˈpʌnɪʃmənt/
noun
plural punishments
Learner's definition of PUNISHMENT
: the act of punishing someone or a way of punishing someone
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see also capital punishment, corporal punishment
[noncount] : the state of being punished
[noncount] : rough physical treatment
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