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penalize

US [ˈpin(ə)lˌaɪz]
UK [ˈpiːnəlaɪz]
  • v.惩罚;处罚;处以刑罚;(体育运动中)判罚
  • Web惩处;使处于不利地位;对一处罚
Simple Present:penalizes  Present Participle:penalizing  Past Tense:penalized  
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v.
1.
~ sb (for sth)
处罚;惩罚;处以刑罚to punish sb for breaking a rule or law by making them suffer a disadvantage
You will be penalized for poor spelling.
你拼写不好将会扣分。
2.
(体育运动中)判罚to punish sb for breaking a rule in a sport or game by giving an advantage to their opponent
He was penalized for time-wasting.
他因拖延时间而受罚。
Foul play will be severely penalized.
比赛犯规将受到严厉处罚。
3.
~ sb
置于不利地位;不公正地对待to put sb at a disadvantage by treating them unfairly
The new law appears to penalize the poorest members of society.
新法规似乎不利于社会中的最贫困者。

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