AskDefine | Define punishable

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punishable adj
1 liable to or deserving punishment; "punishable offenses"
2 subject to punishment by law; "a penal offense" [syn: penal]

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  1. Able to be punished; appropriate for punishment.
    Littering in this area is punishable by a fine of up to $100.


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