[ ri-trib-yuh-tuh-viz-uhm ]
/ rɪˈtrɪb yə təˌvɪz əm /
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a policy or theory of criminal justice that advocates the punishment of criminals in retribution for the harm they have inflicted.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
OTHER WORDS FROM retributivismre·trib·u·tiv·ist, adjective
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