Definition of punishment in English:

punishment

Line breaks: pun¦ish|ment
Pronunciation: /ˈpʌnɪʃm(ə)nt
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French punissement, from the verb punir (see punish).

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