Translation of "penalty" - English-Spanish dictionary

penalty

noun uk /ˈpen·əl·ti/ us /ˈpen·əl·ti/ plural penalties

a punishment for doing something that is against a law or rule

penalización
There’s a £50 penalty for late cancellation of tickets.

in sports, an advantage given to a team when the other team has broken a rule

penalti
They won a penalty in the first five minutes of the game.

(Translation of “penalty” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

penalty

noun /ˈpenlti/ (plural penalties)

a punishment for doing wrong, breaking a contract etc

pena, castigo
They did wrong and they will have to pay the penalty
The death penalty has been abolished in this country.

in sport etc , a disadvantage etc that must be suffered for breaking the rules etc

castigo máximo, sanción
The referee awarded the team a penalty
(also adjective) a penalty kick

(Translation of “penalty” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)