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Definición de “punish” en inglés


verb [T] (CRIME)    /ˈpʌn.ɪʃ/
B1 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 , etc.: Those responsible for these crimes must be brought to court and punished. He punished the class by giv ing them extra work . The oil company was found guilty on ten counts of pollution , and was punished with a $250 million fine . → See also punitivePunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating to punish anyone who commits a particular crime : Drunken driving can be punished with a prison sentence .Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
(Definition of punish verb (CRIME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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