Punitive


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Punitive

  • (adj) inflicting or intended as punishment; “he called for punitive measures against the Eastern bloc”
  • (adj) (of a tax or other charge) extremely high; “the government plans to announce punitive taxes on imports”

Punitive (प्यूनटिव / प्यूनिटिव) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • दंडात्मक, दण्ड संबंधी

Punitive Origin

  • early 17th century: from French punitif, -ive or medieval Latin punitivus, from Latin punit- ‘punished’, from the verb punire (see punish).

Punitive in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Punitive action: Imtiaz store to stay closed for 6 hours every day. Decision made due to massive traffic jams caused by shoppers.
  • The administration has, finally, decided to take punitive action against cattle owners if their cows, buffaloes, goats are seen bathing in the lake.
  • According to him, it is prudent that the government rolls out punitive measures to deter people from displaying bad environmental practices.
  • A federal jury on May 23 awarded $6,128.39 in compensatory damages and $2.5 million in punitive damages to David M. Daugherty of Vienna.
  • The federal government is considering punitive tax measures against non-filers of income tax returns in the federal budget.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of punitive

  • punitive ~ punish

Punitive Pronunciation


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    1. Ok thank you 🙂 but try to do it otherwise people like me who likes simplicity will just download the images from the website and save in the SD card itself and may do away with the app, thank you 🙂 p.s.-u can cut down the resolution of the images and then make them offline 🙂

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