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Related to penalisation: penalization
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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If the Welsh Government does not halt this cruelty and criminalisation of smoking there is likely to be violence and unnecessary penalisation for non-payment of fines.
The senators demanded the PTM to nominate a focal person for meetings with the representatives and present their demands in writing to the committee.The PTM formed in the aftermath of the murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud demanded penalisation of Rao Anwar, recovery of FATA's missing persons, probe into extra-judicial killings of Pashtuns all over the country, and end to discrimination meted out to tribal people in addition to a formation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Summary: Ensuring safety comes with a set of penalisation mechanisms in the form of fines that keep motorists in check.
Les disparites professionnelles entre hommes et femmes n'ont pas connu de veritable diminution depuis 20 ans et se traduisent notamment par une [beaucoup moins que] penalisation professionnelle de la maternite [beaucoup plus grand que], a alerte jeudi l'Organisation internationale du travail (OIT), tout en soulignant que les solutions pour y remedier existent.
However, to avoid penalisation, farmers and workers now tend to indulge in these activities at night because of lack of supervision.
The National Authority blamed the Ennahdha movement for this "Zionist" appointment, asking the House of People's Representatives to speed up the adoption of the bill on the "penalisation of normalisation" which is subject to Tunisian consensus."
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. ( ANI )
"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."
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.
Gallizio, "Aerodynamic force evaluation for ice shedding phenomenon using vortex in cell scheme, penalisation and level set approaches," International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, vol.
Pakistan is considered one of those countries that do not fully comply with the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, where the numbers of people trafficked was significant or significantly increasing, according to the US State Department.Ineffective law enforcement, complicity at an official level and penalisation of victims rather than perpetrators were the main contributing factors in this regard
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.