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punitive

US [ˈpjunətɪv]
UK [ˈpjuːnətɪv]
  • adj.惩罚性的;刑罚的;处罚的;(租税等)苛刻的
  • Web惩罚的;给予惩罚;给予惩罚的
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adj.
1.
惩罚性的;刑罚的;处罚的intended as punishment
There are calls for more punitive measures against people who drink and drive.
有人呼吁对酒后驾车的人要有更具处罚性的措施。
He was awarded punitive damages(= in a court of law) .
法庭判给他处罚性的损害赔偿。
2.
(租税等)苛刻的very severe and that people find very difficult to pay
punitive taxes
惩罚性征税

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