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Noun: retribution  ,re-tru'byoo-shun
  1. A justly deserved penalty
    - requital
  2. The act of correcting for your wrongdoing
  3. The act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life
    "the swiftness of divine retribution";
    - vengeance, payback

Derived forms: retributions

Type of: correction, penalty, rectification, retaliation, revenge

Encyclopedia: Retribution