Translation of "penalize" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

penalize

verb [ T ] UK usually penalise uk /ˈpiː.nəl.aɪz/ us /ˈpiː.nəl.aɪz/
CAUSE DISADVANTAGE 使不利

to cause someone a disadvantage

使處於不利地位
The present tax system penalizes poor people. 現行稅收制度對窮人不利。
The system should ensure that borrowers are not penalized by sudden rises in mortgage rates. 該計劃應確保貸款者不會因分期貸款利率突然上升而陷入困境。
PUNISH 懲罰

to punish someone for breaking a rule

(因犯規)處罰,懲罰
He was penalized early in the game for uunsportsmanlike conduct. 他在比賽開始後不久因危險動作而受到處罰。

(Translation of “penalize” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)