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Translation of "penalize" - English-Spanish dictionary

penalize

verb /ˈpiːnəlaiz/
to punish (someone) for doing something wrong (eg breaking a rule in a game), eg by the loss of points etc or by the giving of some advantage to an opponent penalizar She was penalized for fouling an opponent.
to punish (some wrong action etc) in this way castigar Any attempt at cheating will be heavily penalized.
(Definition of penalize from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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