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Translation of "penalty" - English-Spanish dictionary

penalty

noun /ˈpenlti/ ( plural penalties)
a punishment for doing wrong, breaking a contract etc pena, castigo They did wrong and they will have to pay the penalty The death penalty has been abolished in this country. in sport etc , a disadvantage etc that must be suffered for breaking the rules etc castigo máximo, sanción The referee awarded the team a penalty (also adjective) a penalty kick
(Definition of penalty from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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