English to Afrikaans Meaning :: draconian

Draconian :
drakoniese
- drakoniese
 

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Adjective(1) of or relating to Draco or his harsh code of laws

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(1) Mr Banks said that the legislation was draconian in its approach.(2) The penalty imposed by law is not draconian , and serves more as a reminder to perform a common sense action.(3) No matter how draconian the laws become, Europe is not capable of shutting its borders.(4) As we look through this part, the question we need to ask is whether it is draconian legislation.(5) He has supported open prisons and opposed unnecessarily draconian anti-terrorism laws.(6) These hard facts indicate real motives behind enactment of this draconian law.(7) This draconian legislation included provision for flogging, curfew, and internment.(8) I believe that draconian laws are always wrong and the best society is one with the least legislation.(9) Had we been caught, we could have faced two years in jail under draconian new media laws.(10) No amount of naval ships or coastguards or draconian laws will stop it happening.(11) They have called it the most dangerous and draconian legislation ever proposed.(12) It's about time we sorted a sensible compromise and not a draconian law.(13) In this way such Treaty Articles are prevented from becoming too harsh or draconian in their application.(14) Imposing draconian laws that restrict civil liberties will not prevent terrorist attacks.(15) Of course, it won't sell over here because we have some of the most draconian censorship laws in the world.(16) This awful, draconian law has not been used to safeguard copyright, however.
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Adjective
1. harsh ::
harde
2. severe ::
ernstige
3. strict ::
streng
4. extreme ::
uiterste
5. drastic ::
drastiese
6. stringent ::
streng
7. tough ::
taai
8. cruel ::
wrede
9. oppressive ::
onderdrukkende
10. ruthless ::
genadelose
11. relentless ::
meedoënlose
12. punitive ::
bestraffende
13. authoritarian ::
outoritêre
14. despotic ::
despotiese
15. tyrannical ::
tiranniese
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