Definition of Nonpunitive

1. Adjective. Not punitive. ¹



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Definition of Nonpunitive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonpunitive

nonpsychotomimetic
nonpubertal
nonpubescent
nonpublic
nonpublisher
nonpublishers
nonpublishing
nonpuerperal
nonpulmonary
nonpulmonic
nonpulse
nonpulsed
nonpunctual
nonpunctuated
nonpunishable
nonpunitive (current term)
nonpurchasable
nonpurchased
nonpurchaser
nonpurchasers
nonpurchasing
nonpure
nonpurine
nonpurist
nonpurists
nonpurity
nonpurple
nonpurposive
nonpurulent
nonpyramidal

Literary usage of Nonpunitive

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1. Jury And The Search For Truth: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary edited by Orrin G. Hatch (1998)
"An award of nonpunitive damages under this section to a person who is convicted of an offense for which evidence of the offense was seized in violation of ..."

2. Drug Addiction Research & the Health of Women edited by Cora L. Wetherington (1999)
"Dr. Robles asserted that there is an urgent need to integrate social support services with nonpunitive drug treatment services for women. ..."

3. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"... malaise, prostration, when no other certain cause exists, and (5) a nonpunitive atmosphere that encourages reporting of any febrile illness. ..."

4. Youth & Drugs: Society's Mixed Messages edited by Hank Resnik (1994)
"Advocates of this view say that legalization of illicit drugs would take the profits out of the hands of organized crime and permit routine, nonpunitive ..."

5. Drug Abuse Prevention Through Family Interventions by Rebecca Singer Ashery, Elizabeth B. Robertson, Karol Linda Kumpfer (1999)
"... a structured play therapy session with parents trained to interact with their children in a nonpunitive, noncontrolling, and positive way. ..."

6. My Tiny Life: Crime and Passion in a Virtual World by Julian Dibbell (1998)
"And the message posted after that, barely five hours later, came from stingaree, presenting his abrupt decision, after all the earlier talk of nonpunitive ..."

7. Drug Abuse Prevention for At-Risk Groups by Karol L. Kumpfer (1997)
"In turn, this nonpunitive environment helps children learn to express the feelings that they often suppress in trying to cope with their stressful ..."

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