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Meaning of "retributory" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RETRIBUTORY

retributory  [rɪˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RETRIBUTORY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Retributory is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RETRIBUTORY


circumlocutory
ˌsɜ:kəmˈlɒkjʊtərɪ
contributory
kənˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ
coterie
ˈkəʊtərɪ
distributary
dɪˈstrɪbjʊtərɪ
executary
ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtərɪ
executory
ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtərɪ
insalutary
ɪnˈsæljʊtərɪ
interlocutory
ˌɪntəˈlɒkjʊtərɪ
locomotory
ˌləʊkəˈməʊtərɪ
locutory
ˈlɒkjʊtərɪ
motory
ˈməʊtərɪ
noncontributory
ˌnɒnkənˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ
notary
ˈnəʊtərɪ
otary
ˈəʊtərɪ
prothonotary
ˌprəʊθəˈnəʊtərɪ
rotary
ˈrəʊtərɪ
salutary
ˈsæljʊtərɪ
statutory
ˈstætjʊtərɪ
tributary
ˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ
votary
ˈvəʊtərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RETRIBUTORY

retrench
retrenchable
retrenchment
retrial
retribute
retribution
retributive
retributively
retributor
retried
retries
retrievability
retrievable
retrievableness
retrievably
retrieval
retrieve
retrievement
retriever
retrim

WORDS THAT END LIKE RETRIBUTORY

circumvolutory
collocutory
depository
directory
elocutory
factory
Federal Capital Territory
history
introductory
inventory
laboratory
mandatory
persecutory
regulatory
repository
respiratory
restitutory
story
territory
victory

Synonyms and antonyms of retributory in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «retributory» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RETRIBUTORY

Find out the translation of retributory to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of retributory from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «retributory» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

惩戒
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

retributory
570 millions of speakers

English

retributory
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

retributory
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

retributory
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

карательный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

retributivo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

retributory
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

distributif
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Retributory
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

retributory
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

retributory
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

retributory
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Retributory
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

retributory
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

retributory
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रतिनियुक्ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

retributory
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

retributory
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

retributory
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

каральний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

retributory
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

retributory
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

retributory
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

retributory
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

retributory
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of retributory

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RETRIBUTORY»

The term «retributory» is normally little used and occupies the 124.998 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RETRIBUTORY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about retributory

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RETRIBUTORY»

Discover the use of retributory in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to retributory and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The History of the Second Temple Period
The idea of the divine retributory principle as sustained by Ezekiel inevitably leads to new problems. Whether God repaid individuals according to their actions was, for the pre-exile Jew, essentially a question of faith. There was no way of ...
Paolo Sacchi, 2004
2
Buddhist Philosophy from 100 to 350 A.D.
(T111-112) Instead, it must be assumed that there is a special kind of retributory consciousness. This consciousness has all the seeds coloring future perceptions, continues in a stream, takes on various forms because of various retributory ...
Karl H. Potter, 1999
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Society and Nature: A Sociological Inquiry
... 53 11.; and soul belief, 53, 77, 186, 223, 370, 372 f.; and 1011's, 58 11., 225, 310; and time category, 237; as universal law, 242; and vengeance, 49 HI; vicarious, 211 Retributory function: of animal souls, 85 1'11, 89 fi'.,' 322; of nature, 98, ...
Hans Kelsen, 2014
4
Garner's Dictionary of Legal Usage
784 retributory damages • “Yet it is certainly something [that] should prevent our dismissing all retributive theory out of hand.” H.L.A. Hart, Law, Liberty, and Morality 60 (1963). • “Current decisions by state legislatures . . . to retain the death ...
Bryan A. Garner, 2011
5
Morality and Action
For we have seen that the right of self-protective threatening is not subject to retributory equivalence as a limit on what may be threatened. But, so far as I can see, our ordinary intuitions about particular punishments reject this limit just as ...
Warren Quinn, Philippa Foot, 1993
6
Conflict Management in Norway: Practical Dispute Resolution
In Anglo-American jurisprudence we have often looked at "participatory" as " retributory justice", where, as in medieval England, satisfaction was required of the aggravating party by the aggrieved or his kinsmen. (See also Sigrid Unset The ...
Edward J. Shaughnessy, 1992
7
Intervention: Book One in the Galactic Milieu series
Its manifestation has been experimentally verified by magnetoencephalography; but in no instance have researchers ever encountered an effect even remotely approaching the magnitude of the Retributory Incident. . In the opinion of the ...
Julian May, 2013
8
Garner's Modern American Usage
Cf. ✳return back & revert. retributive; retributory; ✳retributional; ✳retributionary. Retributive = of or characterized by retribution. E.g.: “But justice will be served if the settlement is preventive, not just retributive.” “The Cigarette Pact,” Boston Globe ...
Bryan Garner, 2009
9
Seven Works of Vasubandhu, the Buddhist Psychological Doctor
V : (There is a special retributory consciousness.) As this retributory consciousness, which contains all the seeds coloring future perceptions, etc., continues in a stream, once it has arisen after conception in the womb, and takes on various ...
Vasubandhu, Stefan Anacker, 1984
10
Go to the Land I Will Show You: Studies in Honor of Dwight ...
The issue is not simply suffering, but suffering that is non-retributory. While deserved suffering presents a problem, it is entirely different from the suffering under consideration in this book. In fact, this is the very reason why the comforters are at ...
Joseph E. Coleson, Dwight W. Young, Victor Harold Matthews, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RETRIBUTORY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term retributory is used in the context of the following news items.
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Dani Filth Talks "Hammer Of The Witches" Title, Recording
... guidelines regarding the persecution and torture of witches - but Cradle of Filth's title version is more retributory: It's the "Hammer of the Witches;" the hammer ... «Metal Underground, Jul 15»
2
Rwanda Slams Arrest Of Spy Chief As 'Lunacy'
Karake, 54, was indicted in Spain in 2008 for alleged retributory war crimes in the years following the 1994 Rwandan genocide. He is accused of ordering ... «Sky News, Jun 15»
3
Cradle Of Filth Discusses Artwork In New Video
... a medieval document of guidelines regarding the persecution and torture of witches - but Cradle of Filth's title version is more retributory: It's the Hammer of the ... «Metal Underground, Jun 15»
4
No retributory action, claims AR
IMPHAL, Jun 10: Assam Rifles have claimed that they have never resorted to any retributory violence against the villagers in the aftermath of Paraolon ambush. «The Sangai Express, Jun 15»
5
Bombay, velvet and all that jazz
... similarities with other AK characters, Johnny has the sadomasochism of Dev from Dev D; the narcissism of K from No Smoking; and the retributory impulses of ... «The Hindu, May 15»
6
CRADLE OF FILTH Premiere Video For "Right Wing Of The Garden …
... Maleficarum, a medieval document of guidelines regarding the persecution and torture of witches – but CRADLE OF FILTH's title version is more retributory. «KNAC.com, May 15»
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CRADLE OF FILTH Reveal Hammer Of The Witches Details
... of witches – but CRADLE OF FILTH's title version is more retributory. It's the Hammer Of The Witches; the hammer is in the witches' hands. It's payback time. «KNAC.com, May 15»
8
CRADLE OF FILTH Reveal the tracklisting
... document of guidelines regarding the persecution and torture of witches – but Cradle Of Filth's title version is more retributory. It's the Hammer Of The Witches; ... «UK Festival Guides, Apr 15»
9
Community Leaders Do Work to Stop the Violence
Based on the Cure Violence model, these programs take a public health-centered approach to interrupting the cycle of retributory violence and work with ... «Gotham Gazette, Apr 15»
10
How Helen Zille turned the DA upside down and inside out
So, too, Thabo Mbeki, perhaps because his patrician manner commanded deference, or perhaps because his retributory nature triggered a self-preserving ... «Thought Leader, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Retributory [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/retributory>. Aug 2020 ».
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