Translation of "penalize" - English-Polish dictionary

penalize

verb [ T ] also UK -ise uk /ˈpiːnəlaɪz/ us
CAUSE DISADVANTAGE

to cause someone a disadvantage

dyskryminować
The present tax system penalizes poor people.
PUNISH

to punish someone for breaking a law or a rule

karać
He was penalized early in the game for dangerous play.

(Translation of “penalize” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)