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  Words related to penalty

Related / Similar Words: punishment, penalization, penalisation

 

Definition:
  • the act of punishing;
  • (games) a handicap or disadvantage that is imposed on a competitor (or a team) for an infraction of the rules of the game;
  • the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition; "neglected his health and paid the penalty";
  • a payment required for not fulfilling a contract;

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    Hyponyms: castigation, chastisement, corporal punishment, cruel and unusual punishment, detention, discipline, correction, economic strangulation, imprisonment, music, medicine, self-punishment, stick, penance, self-mortification, self-abasement, game misconduct, retribution, requital, forfeit, forfeiture, fine, mulct, amercement

     

    Derivational Morphology: punish, penalize, penalise

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 惩罚   Dutch: straf  
    Finnish: sopimussakko   French: peine  
    German: Strafe   Greek: αντίτιμο  
    Hungarian: büntetés   Italian: penalità  
    Japanese:   Korean: 형벌  
    Portuguese: penalidade   Russian: штраф  
    Spanish: castigo   Swedish: straff  
     
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