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retribution

US [ˌretrɪˈbjuʃ(ə)n]
UK [ˌretrɪˈbjuːʃ(ə)n]
  • n.报应;惩罚;报复
  • Web报偿;惩戒;果报
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1.
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~ (for sth)
严惩;惩罚;报应severe punishment for sth seriously wrong that sb has done
People are seeking retribution for the latest terrorist outrages.
人们在设法对恐怖分子最近的暴行进行严惩。
fear of divine retribution(= punishment from God)
对上帝的惩罚的畏惧

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