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punishable

[puhn-i-shuh-buh l] /ˈpʌn ɪ ʃə bəl/
adjective
1.
liable to or deserving punishment.
Origin
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English. See punish, -able
Related forms
punishability, noun
nonpunishable, adjective
repunishable, adjective
unpunishable, adjective
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punishable

adj.

1530s, of persons; 1540s, of offenses, from punish + -able.

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