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punir in English:

1. punning punning

English word "punir"(punning) occurs in sets:

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2. to punish to punish

He wanted to punish her for all she had done to him.

English word "punir"(to punish) occurs in sets:

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Law and crime - Loi et crime
Law - Le droit

3. chastise chastise

The waiter was chastised for forgetting the customer's order.
Among some who have read Blackstone and more who have not an opinion prevails that a husband may chastise his wife provided the weapon be not thicker than his little finger.

English word "punir"(chastise) occurs in sets:

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