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All three groups imposed strict dress codes and corporal punishment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When these cultural and social divides are discussed, the focus can often turn to corporal punishment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's all a bit public school in the days of corporal punishment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Corporal punishment wasn't being used as a last resort. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Corporal punishment had no real effect on him, either. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That it did not was due to the intervention of the British corporal. The Bullet Catchers (1989)Activists in Syria reported a switch to the use of fines rather than corporal punishment for religious offences. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Corporal punishment was the norm. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Corporal punishment is an outrage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Corporal punishment has been abolished. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He gives regular corporal punishment and discipline but I like being submissive and enjoy being controlled by him. The Sun (2012)She said: 'We had corporal punishment in our house. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Marriage, like the administration of corporal punishment, is based on trust. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Corporal punishment is, of course, banned but other punishments are at the discretion of the head. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Corporal punishment was out of the question, the odds were too great; so he began to hint at paying for the damage. Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857)
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Translations for 'corporal'
British English: corporal /ˈkɔːpərəl; -prəl/ NOUN
A corporal is a non-commissioned officer in the army.
The corporal shouted an order at the men.
- American English: corporal
- Arabic: عَرِيف
- Brazilian Portuguese: cabo militar
- Chinese: 下士
- Croatian: kaplar
- Czech: desátník
- Danish: korporal
- Dutch: korporaal
- European Spanish: cabo
- Finnish: korpraali
- French: caporal
- German: Unteroffizier
- Greek: δεκανέας
- Italian: caporale
- Japanese: 伍長
- Korean: 하사
- Norwegian: korporal
- Polish: kapral
- European Portuguese: cabo militar
- Romanian: caporal
- Russian: капрал
- Spanish: cabo
- Swedish: furir
- Thai: สิบโท จ่าอากาศโท
- Turkish: onbaşı
- Ukrainian: капрал
- Vietnamese: hạ sĩ
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