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  1. retribution

    • IPA[ˌretrəˈbyo͞oSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act
    • noun: retribution

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act employees asked not to be named, saying they feared retribution Minos threatened war against Athens in retribution for his son's death
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    • IPA[rɛtrɪˈbjuːʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act: employees asked not to be named, saying they feared retribution Minos threatened war against Athens in retribution for his son's death

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