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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “punish”

punish

verb [T] (CRIME)
犯罪
 
 
/ˈpʌn.ɪʃ/
to cause someone who has done something wrong or committed a crime to suffer, by hurting them, forcing them to pay money, sending them to prison,
惩罚
Those responsible for these crimes must be brought to court and punished.
那些应对这些犯罪行为负责的人必须被送上法庭接受惩罚。
He punished the class by giving them extra work.
他给这班学生多留了些作业作为对他们的惩罚。
The oil company was found guilty on ten counts of pollution, and was punished with a $250 million fine.
这家石油公司被判犯有10项污染环境的罪状,被罚款2.5亿美元。
→ See also punitivePunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
to punish anyone who commits a particular crime
惩处(犯罪行为)
Drunken driving can be punished with a prison sentence.
酒后驾车可被处以监禁。
Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
(Definition of punish verb (CRIME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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