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American English: /ˈpənɪʃmənt/
British English: /ˈpʌnɪʃm(ə)nt/

Translation of punishment in Spanish:


  • 1.1 countable or uncountable (chastisement) the punishment the criminal received
    el castigo or la condena que recibió el delincuente
    he took his punishment like a man
    sufrió el castigo sin quejarse
    let the punishment fit the crime
    que el castigo sea acorde con la gravedad del delito
    Example sentences
    • Martin said this would bring the level of punishment in line with offences against police officers.
    • Some of these decisions are applications of the requirement of proportionality of punishment to offence.
    • Scandalising the court is a form of contempt that can lead to the imposition of punishment.
    1.2 uncountable (rough treatment) See examples: it's taken a lot of punishment
    ha sido muy maltratado or [colloquial] baqueteado
    he took a lot of punishment in the seventh round
    se llevó una buena paliza en el séptimo asalto [colloquial]

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