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punishment

US [ˈpʌnɪʃmənt]
UK ['pʌnɪʃmənt]
  • n.处罚;惩罚;刑罚;粗暴对待
  • Web惩处;处分
Plural Form:punishments  
punishment
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n.
1.
[u][c]
惩罚;处罚;刑罚an act or a way of punishing sb
to inflict/impose/mete out punishment
予以惩罚
What is the punishment for murder?
谋杀应处以什么刑罚?
There is little evidence that harsher punishments deter any better than more lenient ones.
甚少证据显示严惩比宽待更能遏止犯罪。
The punishment should fit the crime.
罚宜当罪。
He was sent to his room as a punishment .
他被罚回到他的房间。
2.
[u]
粗暴对待;虐待rough treatment
The carpet by the door takes the most punishment.
门边的地毯磨损得最厉害。

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