Retributivism



[ri-trib-yuh-tuh-viz-uh m] /rɪˈtrɪb yə təˌvɪz əm/
noun
1.
a policy or theory of criminal justice that advocates the punishment of criminals in retribution for the harm they have inflicted.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Retributivist

    [ri-trib-yuh-tuh-viz-uh m] /rɪˈtrɪb yə təˌvɪz əm/ noun 1. a policy or theory of criminal justice that advocates the punishment of criminals in retribution for the harm they have inflicted.

  • Retributory

    adjective 1. characterized by or involving retribution: retributive justice.



  • Retried

    verb (used with object), tried, trying. 1. to attempt to do or accomplish: Try it before you say it’s simple. 2. to test the effect or result of (often followed by out): to try a new method; to try a recipe out. 3. to endeavor to evaluate by experiment or experience: to try a new […]

  • Retrievability

    verb (used with object), retrieved, retrieving. 1. to recover or regain: to retrieve the stray ball. 2. to bring back to a former and better state; restore: to retrieve one’s fortunes. 3. to make amends for: to retrieve an error. 4. to make good; repair: to retrieve a loss. 5. Hunting. (of hunting dogs) to […]



Disclaimer: Retributivism definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.