Definition of 'corporal punishment'
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So are capital and corporal punishment and animal cruelty. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He seemed to enjoy giving corporal punishment too. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Consequently teachers may sometimes use corporal punishment against their own wishes. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)Alongside this has come a move against corporal punishment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These were not considered acts of corporal punishment but were the result of a loss of temper and control. The Sun (2013)She doesn't go in for corporal punishment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It meant acceptance of casual, capricious corporal punishment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)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)Activists in Syria reported a switch to the use of fines rather than corporal punishment for religious offences. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I neither was inclined nor resorted to corporal punishment in my classrooms. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then bring back corporal punishment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So what about corporal punishment? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Corporal punishment has been abolished. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I'm not talking about corporal punishment. The Sun (2006)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)He taught that corporal punishment, if used at all, should be connected only with moral and not intellectual faults. Christianity Today (2000)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 punishment'
British English: corporal punishment /ˈkɔːprəl ˈpʌnɪʃmənt/ NOUN
Corporal punishment is the punishment of people by hitting them.
- American English: corporal punishment
- Arabic: عُقُوبَة بَدَنِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: castigo corporal
- Chinese: 体罚
- Croatian: fizičko kažnjavanje
- Czech: tělesný trest
- Danish: korporlig afstraffelse
- Dutch: lijfstraf
- European Spanish: castigo corporal
- Finnish: ruumiillinen rangaistus
- French: châtiment corporel
- German: Körperstrafe
- Greek: σωματική τιμωρία
- Italian: punizione corporale
- Japanese: 体刑
- Korean: 체벌
- Norwegian: fysisk avstraffelse
- Polish: kara cielesna
- European Portuguese: castigo corporal
- Romanian: pedeapsă corporală
- Russian: телесное наказание
- Spanish: castigo corporal
- Swedish: aga
- Thai: การลงโทษทางร่างกายของผู้กระทำผิด
- Turkish: dayak cezası
- Ukrainian: тілесне покарання
- Vietnamese: hình phạt về thể xác
Definition of corporal punishment from the Collins English Dictionary
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