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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. punitive: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. punitive: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. punitive: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. punitive: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. punitive: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. punitive: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Punitive, punitive: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. punitive: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. punitive: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. punitive: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. punitive: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. punitive: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. punitive: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. punitive: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. punitive: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. punitive: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Punitive: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Punitive: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. punitive: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. punitive: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Punitive: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. punitive: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. punitive: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  24. punitive: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. punitive: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  26. punitive: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. punitive: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. punitive: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. punitive: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. punitive: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. punitive: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. punitive: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. punitive: Medical dictionary [home, info]

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adjective:  inflicting punishment ("Punitive justice")

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