corporal punishment


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corporal punishment

n
punishment of a physical nature, such as caning, flogging, or beating
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corporal punishment - the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crimecorporal punishment - the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime
penalisation, penalization, penalty, punishment - the act of punishing
whacking, beating, drubbing, licking, thrashing, trouncing, lacing - the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
electric shock - the use of electricity to administer punishment or torture; "they used cattle prods to administer electric shocks"
capital punishment, death penalty, executing, execution - putting a condemned person to death
gauntlet, gantlet - a form of punishment in which a person is forced to run between two lines of men facing each other and armed with clubs or whips to beat the victim
kick in the butt - punishment inflicted by kicking the victim in the behind
lapidation, stoning - the act of pelting with stones; punishment inflicted by throwing stones at the victim (even unto death)
Translations
tělesný trest
korporlig afstraffelse
ruumiillinen rangaistus
fizičko kažnjavanje
体刑
체벌
aga
การลงโทษทางร่างกายของผู้กระทำผิด
hình phạt về thể xác

corporal punishment

corporal punishment

npunizione f corporale

corporal punishment

عُقُوبَة بَدَنِيَّة tělesný trest korporlig afstraffelse Körperstrafe σωματική τιμωρία castigo corporal ruumiillinen rangaistus châtiment corporel fizičko kažnjavanje punizione corporale 体刑 체벌 lijfstraf fysisk avstraffelse kara cielesna castigo corporal телесное наказание aga การลงโทษทางร่างกายของผู้กระทำผิด dayak cezası hình phạt về thể xác 体罚
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Reactionary as it is, corporal punishment is better than nothing.
That the mother threatened corporal punishment, whereat the father tremblingly intervened.
I don't approve of corporal punishment, especially for girls.
I have never inflicted corporal punishment upon you, but I warn you that should you disobey your mother's wishes in this instance, I shall.
English grammar, composition, geography, and the use of the dumb-bells, by Miss Melissa Wackles; writing, arthmetic, dancing, music, and general fascination, by Miss Sophia Wackles; the art of needle-work, marking, and samplery, by Miss Jane Wackles; corporal punishment, fasting, and other tortures and terrors, by Mrs Wackles.
Corporal punishment was out of the question, the odds were too great; so he began to hint at paying for the damage.
The district Nazim paid surprise visit to government primary school Barikhwar Karak here on Tuesday and the young students of the primary school informed the district Nazim that the head teacher Ahmad Nawaz giving them corporal punishment, abusing them and not taking interest in the classes.
The EU, which forbids torture, has decried treatment of Badawi, saying corporal punishment is "unacceptable and contrary to human dignity," AP reported.
He added he believed most Irish families had "moved away" from the days of corporal punishment in the home.
While reiterating institutional commitment of the PEF with regard to strict ban on corporal punishment in the light of the policy of the Punjab Government, Dr.
A Vatican spokesman said the pope did not advocate corporal punishment.
She wrote yesterday: "Is the Holy See now doing what it claimed not to be doing a year ago, namely actively and internationally promoting the corporal punishment of children?