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capital punishment

This page is about the euphemism capital punishment

Meaning: the death penalty

For example:

  • Wherever capital punishment's allowed, innocent people are executed.

  • Capital punishment is still allowed in countries like China, Saudi Arabia and the United States.

Quick Quiz:

When capital punishment is carried out, a prisoner is

a. jailed for life

b. pardoned

c. killed

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Contributor: Matt Errey