Definition of "retribution"
  1. A form of punishment given to an offender with the aim to repay or seek revenge for the wrongdoing they committed
How to use "retribution" in a sentence
  1. In a need for retribution, the court ordered the thief to return the stolen goods to its rightful owner.
  2. The family of the victim sought retribution for the suffered loss.
  3. Based on the seriousness of the crime, the court defines the degree of retribution.

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