on pain of
or under pain of phrasal subject to penalty or punishment of <
made to leave the country on pain of death
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on pain of — also[under pain of] {prep.}, {formal} At the risk of; under penalty of. * /The workers went on strike on pain of losing their jobs./ * /The rebels had to swear under pain of death never to confess where their comrades were hiding./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on pain of — also[under pain of] {prep.}, {formal} At the risk of; under penalty of. * /The workers went on strike on pain of losing their jobs./ * /The rebels had to swear under pain of death never to confess where their comrades were hiding./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • On penalty of — Penalty Pe nal*ty, n.; pl. {Penalties}. [F. p[ e]nalit[ e]. See {Penal}.] 1. Penal retribution; punishment for crime or offense; the suffering in person or property which is annexed by law or judicial decision to the commission of a crime,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pain Of Salvation — beim Sweden Rock Festival, 2008 Gründung 1984 als Reality 1991 als Pain of Salvation Genre Progressive Metal Website …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Pain of Mind — Infobox Album | Name = Pain of Mind Type = Album Artist = Neurosis Released = 1987 1990 (reissue) 1994 (reissue) 2000 (reissue) Genre = Metal/hardcore Length = 37:33 Label = flagicon|USA Alchemy Records (original release date) flagicon|USA… …   Wikipedia

  • under pain of — See: ON PAIN OF also UNDER PAIN OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under pain of — See: ON PAIN OF also UNDER PAIN OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under pain of — phrasal see on pain of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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