Definitions for punitiveˈpyu nɪ tɪv; -ˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i
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"punitive justice"; "punitive damages"
inflicting punishment, punishing
Origin: punitivus, from punio.
of or pertaining to punishment; involving, awarding, or inflicting punishment; as, punitive law or justice
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