penalization


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pe·nal·ize

 (pē′nə-līz′, pĕn′ə-)
tr.v. pe·nal·ized, pe·nal·iz·ing, pe·nal·iz·es
1.
a. To subject (a person) to a penalty, especially for infringement of a law or regulation. See Synonyms at punish.
b. To make (an action or a condition) liable to a penalty: Tripping is penalized in hockey.
2. To impose a handicap on; place at a disadvantage: was penalized by his poor education.

pe′nal·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.penalization - the act of punishingpenalization - 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
Translations

penalization

[ˌpiːnəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ncastigo m

penalization

n
(= punishment)Bestrafung f; (fig)Benachteiligung f
(= making punishable)Unter-Strafe-Stellen nt
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