1
[ adjective ] of or relating to or having the nature of retribution

Examples

"retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"

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reciprocal

2
[ adjective ] of or relating to or having the nature of retribution

Examples

"retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"

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punitive

3
[ adjective ] given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts

Examples

"retributive justice"

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just

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