Definitions for punitiveˈpyu nɪ tɪv; -ˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word punitive
"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
The numerical value of punitive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of punitive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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What is being proposed is punitive. It's a form of revenge.
It's not punitive, but transformative, i call it human rights masculinity.
Our (existing) formula is almost punitive to children who live in poverty today.
This is not meant to be punitive, but rather to dissuade others from carrying out terrorist attacks.
The punitive effect of oil prices on the energy industry are the beneficial effects that accrue to the consumer.
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