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Noun1.penalisation - the act of punishingpenalisation - the act of punishing      
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
chastisement, castigation - verbal punishment
corporal punishment - the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime
cruel and unusual punishment - punishment prohibited by the 8th amendment to the U.S. Constitution; includes torture or degradation or punishment too severe for the crime committed
detention - a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home; "the detention of tardy pupils"
discipline, correction - the act of punishing; "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"
economic strangulation - punishment of a group by cutting off commercial dealings with them; "the economic strangulation of the Jews by the Nazi Party"
imprisonment - putting someone in prison or in jail as lawful punishment
medicine, music - punishment for one's actions; "you have to face the music"; "take your medicine"
self-punishment - punishment inflicted on yourself
stick - threat of a penalty; "the policy so far is all stick and no carrot"
self-abasement, self-mortification, penance - voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing
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Furthermore, Singh assured that there would be constant power supply by April next year, adding that any gratuitous load shedding would be subject to penalisation.
The act of rape can also be a form of penalisation of the individual who is considered to be from a class that is beneath them.
I am proposing we find a more proportionate and effective response to the critical and important issue of road safety that does not involve the excessive penalisation of one distinct element of the community.
The participants who remained pitched outside the National Press Club, Islamabad-had vowed not to budge unless their demands, including penalisation of Rao Anwar, recovery of FATA's missing persons, probe into extra-judicial killings of Pashtuns all over the country, removal of landmines from FATA region, and end to discrimination meted out to tribal people, were met.
Households with more than four people will have to apply for the water limit to be raised to avoid unfair penalisation, according to the city.
They accomplished this through nepotism and preferred induction, postings and transfers, promotion and career based penalisation of the few, who dared to resist their bidding.
Ineffective law enforcement, complicity at an official level and penalisation of victims rather than perpetrators were the main contributing factors in this regard
Encore que la penalisation a l'americaine necessite son systeme juridique avec ses principes et ses pratiques.
An Azhar cleric has made a public apology on his Facebook account after facing public pressure and penalisation by the Ministry of Endowment over singing a love song on TV.
Les resultats d'une enquete sur la situation environnementale en Tunisie ont revele qu'environ 85% des Tunisiens sont d'accord pour la penalisation par une amende de toute personne qui jette des detritus dans l'espace public.
The penalisation of defamation and the high penalties prescribed in the Bill pose a direct threat to media, political opposition and civil society in the Maldives.
Kitar M'Hareche : Pour peu que ce coursier de bonne valeur arrive a gerer sa penalisation au poids, il ne devrait pas rencontrer de grandes difficultes pour venir occuper une place de choix a l'arrivee, voire mettre tout ce beau monde d'accord.