Translation of punishment in Spanish:

punishment

Pronunciation: /ˈpʌnɪʃmənt/

n

  • 1.1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (chastisement) castigo (masculine) 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 [set phrase/frase hecha] que el castigo sea acorde con la gravedad del delito
    More 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/no numerable (rough treatment) it's taken a lot of punishment ha sido muy maltratado or [colloquial/familiar] baqueteado he took a lot of punishment in the seventh round se llevó una buena paliza en el séptimo asalto [colloquial/familiar]

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