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retribution

noun amends, atonement, compensation, counterstroke, desert, due, justice, measure for measure, nemesis, payment, penalty, poena, punishment, punitive action, reciprocation, reparation, repayment, reprisal, requital, requitement, retributive justice, return, revenge, reward, vengeance, vengefulness, vindictiveness
See also: condemnation, conviction, correction, discipline, finding of guilt, justice, punishment, relief, reprisal, revenge, vengeance

RETRIBUTION. 1. That which is given to another to recompense him for what has been received from him; as a rent for the hire of a house. 2. A salary paid to a person for his services. 3. The distribution of rewards and punishments.

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And despite how frequently misportrayed, retribution is far from simply a selfish act of vengeance.
Earlier, Dr Tahirul Qadri said on Saturday that they would not compromise on anything other than retribution and they can revenge in seven days but don't want to break the law.
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Already during the Holocaust Jews pondered the causes of collaboration and wrought vengeance on suspected collaborators, they say, but after the war, re-emerging Jewish communities across Europe abandoned the strategy of revenge and pursued one of justice and retribution, creating ad hoc internal Jewish courts to investigate and, if accusations proved credible, put suspected Jewish collaborators on trial in Jewish communal tribunals.
Ambassador Trad explained that the extent of retribution is not implemented on minor crimes, but capital ones, and is being implemented only after the completion of the judicial consideration of all the various levels of court proceedings.
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The institution said "issuing calls by some individuals or groups to take retribution or revenge from specific people… is a forbidden act" and added that religious scholars unanimously agree on this.
Justice may be tempered with mercy, but if there is to be anything left of justice, the principle of retribution must be retained.
Extraordinary Retribution takes thriller readers on a whirlwind tour of world politics, interactions, and undercover schemes--all linked by the actions of an assassin and two rogue CIA agents who become immersed in a plot involving the highest chains of world command.
Said God (O ye who believe books you retribution in dead) verse Almighty said - and you in retribution life, O men of understanding Fountain of Faith proceeded domestic worker/ Nafeek Risan - Sri Lankan Nationality - to kill the baby Kayed bin Nayef bin Dzean Otaibi - Saudi nationality - and so strangled him because of a dispute between them and his mother, which led to his death and the grace of God was Security authorities able to arrest of the offending mentioned, and resulted in investigation and indicted for committing crime and transmitted to the General Court , issued its right legal deed requires certified attributed to religiously and judged murder retribution and ratified the judgment of the Court of Cassation and the Supreme Court.
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