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Spanish translation of “penalty”

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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