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sin bin

n. Informal
In sports such as hockey and lacrosse, the penalty box or penalty area.

sin bin

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sin-bin

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1. (Team Sports, other than specified) slang (in ice hockey, rugby, etc) an area off the field of play where a player who has committed a foul can be sent to sit for a specified period
2. (Education) informal Brit a special unit on a separate site from a school that disruptive schoolchildren attend until they can be reintegrated into their normal classes
Translations

sin bin

n (Ice Hockey inf) → Strafbank f; in the sin binauf der Strafbank
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