English - Vietnamese Dictionary
penalize /'pi:nəlaiz/ (penalize) /'pi:nəlaiz/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- trừng trị, trừng phạt
- to penalise an offence: trừng trị một tội
- to penalise someone: trừng phạt ai
- (thể dục,thể thao) phạt (cầu thủ đá trái phép...)
+impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
Advanced English Dictionary
punish, discipline, mulct, amerce, fine, handicap, impose or invoke a penalty against, impose a penalty on, Formal amerce; sentence:
This judge penalizes speeders mercilessly.
(BrE also penalise) verb [VN]Collocation Dictionary
1 ~ sb (for sth) to punish sb for breaking a rule or law by making them suffer a disadvantage: You will be penalized for poor spelling.
2 ~ sb (for sth) 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. + Foul play will be severely penalized.
3 to put sb at a disadvantage by treating them unfairly: The new law appears to penalize the poorest members of society. + He felt penalized because of his age.
heavily | deliberately | unfairly, wrongly
He claims he was unfairly penalized.
Students will be penalized for mistakes in spelling and grammar.
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