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According to WordNet, the noun "retribution" has 3 sense(s).

100259544 the act of correcting for your wrongdoing.

113300828 a justly deserved penalty.

101235463 the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life; "Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord"--Romans 12:19; "For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge"--James Garfield; "he swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him"; "the swiftness of divine retribution".


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