Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: penalty

1. penalty (om handling) the act of punishing


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)penalisation, penalization, punishment


Mindre specifikke termersocial control


Mere specifikke termercastigation, chastisement, corporal punishment, correction, cruel and unusual punishment, detention, discipline, economic strangulation, imprisonment, medicine, music, penance, self-abasement, self-mortification, self-punishment, stick

2. penalty (om forhold) a payment required for not fulfilling a contract


Mindre specifikke termerpayment


Mere specifikke termeramercement, fine, forfeit, forfeiture, mulct, requital, retribution

3. penalty (om egenskab) the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningNeglected his health and paid the penalty.


Mindre specifikke termerdisadvantage


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)advantage, reward

4. penalty (om egenskab) (games) a handicap or disadvantage that is imposed on a competitor (or a team) for an infraction of the rules of the game


Mindre specifikke termerhandicap


Mere specifikke termergame misconduct


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