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retributive

[ri-trib-yuh-tiv]
adjective
characterized by or involving retribution: retributive justice.
Also, retributory [ri-trib-yuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] .


Origin:
1670–80; obsolete retribute to make retribution (< Latin retribūtus; see retribution) + -ive

retributively, adverb
unretributive, adjective
unretributory, adjective
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retributive

adjective
1. of or relating to or having the nature of retribution; "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye" [syn: retaliatory
2. given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts; "retributive justice" 
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