retribution: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (re"tru-by'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. requital according to merits or deserts, esp. for evil.
  2. something given or inflicted in such requital.
  3. the distribution of rewards and punishments in a future life.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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