Translation of "penalize" - English-Russian dictionary

penalize

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

to cause someone a disadvantage

ставить кого-либо в невыгодное положение
The present tax system penalizes poor people.
PUNISH

to punish someone for breaking a law or a rule

наказывать, штрафовать
He was penalized early in the game for dangerous play.

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