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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,
懲罰
Those responsible for these crimes must be brought to court and punished.
那些該為罪行負責的人必須被送上法庭接受懲罰。
He punished the class by giving them extra work.
他給這班學生多派了些作業作為對他們的懲罰。
The oil company was found guilty on ten counts of pollution, and was punished with a $250 million fine.
這家石油公司被判犯了十項污染環境的罪狀,被罰款2.5億美元。
→  See also punitive Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
to punish anyone who commits a particular crime
懲處(犯罪行為)
Drunken driving can be punished with a prison sentence.
酒後駕車可被處以監禁。
Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
Translations of “punish”
in Korean 벌주다, 처벌하다…
in Arabic يُعاقِب…
in French punir…
in Italian punire…
in Russian наказывать…
in Turkish cezalandırmak, ceza vermek…
in Polish karać…
in Spanish castigar…
in Portuguese punir…
in German bestrafen…
in Catalan castigar…
in Japanese ~を罰する, こらしめる, ~に罰を与える…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犯罪, 惩罚, 惩处(犯罪行为)…
(Definition of punish verb (CRIME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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