retribution

  • 1 retribution — Retribution …

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  • 2 rétribution — [ retribysjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1120; lat. retributio, de retribuere ♦ Ce que l on gagne par son travail; ce qui est donné en échange d un service, d un travail (en général, de l argent). ⇒ paye, rémunération, salaire. Recevoir une rétribution : être… …

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  • 3 Retribution — may refer to:* Retributive justice * Retribution Engine, a video game engine * Retribution (novel), a novel by Jilliane Hoffman * , a 2007 novel by Jim DeFelice and Dale Brown * Retribution (Malevolent Creation album), a 1992 album by Malevolent… …

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  • 4 retribution — Retribution. s. f. Recompense que l on donne en reconnoissance de quelque chose. Les soins qu il a pris dans cette affaire, meritent quelque retribution. on luy a donné cela par forme de retribution. c est une retribution qui luy est deuë. Il se… …

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  • 5 Rétribution — Données clés Titre original Retribution Réalisation Kiyoshi Kurosawa Scénario Kiyoshi Kurosawa Acteurs principaux Koji Yakusho Manami Konishi Tsuyoshi Ihara Pays d’origine …

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  • 6 Retribution — Ret ri*bu tion, n. [L. retributio: cf. F. r[ e]tribution.] 1. The act of retributing; repayment. [1913 Webster] In good offices and due retributions, we may not be pinching and niggardly. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is given in… …

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  • 7 Retribution — est une mixtape de Kuniva, membre du groupe D 12 et collaborateur régulier d Eminem, sortie en 2010. Annoncée depuis plusieurs années, Retribution est le premier projet solo de Kuniva, qui limitait jusque là ses apparitions en solo. Pour l… …

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  • 8 retribution — ret·ri·bu·tion /ˌre trə byü shən/ n: punishment imposed (as on a convicted criminal) for purposes of repayment or revenge for the wrong committed Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. retribution …

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  • 9 retribution — (n.) late 14c., repayment, from L. retributionem (nom. retributio) recompense, repayment, from retributus, pp. of retribuere hand back, repay, from re back (see RE (Cf. re )) + tribuere to assign, allot (see TRIBUTE (Cf …

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  • 10 retribution — [re΄trə byo͞o′shən] n. [ME retribucioun < OFr retribution < LL(Ec) retributio < L retributus, pp. of retribuere, to repay < re , back + tribuere, to pay: see TRIBUTE] punishment for evil done or reward for good done; requital… …

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  • 11 Retribution — (lat.), Belohnung, Vergeltung …

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  • 12 Retribution — Retributiōn (lat.), Zurückgebung, Vergeltung …

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  • 13 retribution — reprisal, vengeance, revenge, *retaliation Analogous words: *reparation, redress, amends, restitution: visitation, tribulation, *trial, affliction Contrasted words: *mercy, clemency, lenity, grace: forgiveness, pardoning or pardon, remitting or… …

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  • 14 retribution — [n] payback for another’s action avengement, avenging, comeuppance, compensation, counterblow, eye for an eye*, just desserts*, justice, punishment, reckoning, recompense, redress, repayment, reprisal, requital, retaliation, revanche, revenge,… …

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  • 15 retribution — ► NOUN ▪ punishment inflicted in the spirit of moral outrage or personal vengeance. DERIVATIVES retributive adjective retributory adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from retribuere assign again …

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  • 16 retribution — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ just ▪ terrible ▪ violent ▪ legal, political ▪ Political retribution will fall swiftly on any president who fails in that task …

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  • 17 retribution — n. 1) to exact retribution from; to visit retribution on 2) divine retribution * * * [ˌretrɪ bjuːʃ(ə)n] to visit retribution on divine retribution to exact retribution from …

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  • 18 retribution — ret|ri|bu|tion [ ,retrı bjuʃn ] noun uncount punishment that someone deserves because they have done something very bad: Many people were afraid to speak out because of fear of retribution. retribution for: Retribution for the wrongs he had done… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 retribution — UK [ˌretrɪˈbjuːʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌretrɪˈbjuʃ(ə)n] noun [uncountable] punishment that someone deserves because they have done something very bad Many people were afraid to speak out because of fear of retribution. retribution for: Retribution for the… …

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  • 20 RÉTRIBUTION — s. f. Salaire, récompense du travail qu on a fait, de la peine qu on a prise pour quelqu un, ou du service qu on lui a rendu. Rétribution légitime. Rétribution honnête. Cela mérite rétribution, quelque rétribution …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)