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punish

verb
 
/ˈpʌn·ɪʃ/
B1 to make someone suffer because they have done something bad
يُعاقِب
They must be severely punished for these crimes.
Translations of “punish”
in Korean 벌주다, 처벌하다…
in French punir…
in Italian punire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 犯罪, 懲罰, 懲處(犯罪行為)…
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 from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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