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
References in classic literature ?
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.
In 1977, the Supreme Court upheld corporal punishment in schools, ruling in Ingraham v.
The Chairperson add that the NCPA hopes to sensitize Principals and Attorney at Law Teachers on the contents of the circular relating to the right of the child to protection from corporal punishment.
To prohibit corporal punishments in schools it is important that teachers should be tested and evaluated for the nature of their job that demands patience and endurance, along with the introduction of teaching methodologies that are conducive to learning and enhance the interest of students.
Though many of the laws forbidding corporal punishment do require amendment or repealing for impact at the implementation stage, last year, Sindh passed legislation prohibiting corporal punishment inflicted on children under 18 in workplaces, schools and educational institutions including seminaries.
Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (Sparc) Sindh Manager Zahid Thebo said that the provincial legislature had passed the bill a year ago, but not a single case of corporal punishment had been registered in any district of the province.
There has been no rise in the proportion of reported assaults that are prosecuted in either Sweden, the first country to end corporal punishment in 1979, or New Zealand, which ended it in 2007, according to the Welsh Government consultation document.