• IPA: /ˌɹɪ.ˈtɹɪ.bju.tɪv/, /ˌɹə.ˈtɹɪb.jə.tɪv/


  1. Relating to retribution; retaliatory.
    Synonyms: retributionary, retributory
    • 2018, Edo Konrad, "Living in the constant shadow of settler violence" ↗, +972 Magazine:
      Their goal is retributive: to exact a price from Palestinian civilians (and in some cases left-wing Israeli Jews, Christians, and Israeli security forces) for actions Israeli authorities take against the settlers, usually building enforcement in illegally built settlements.

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