Translation of punishment in Spanish:

punishment

Pronunciation: /ˈpʌnɪʃmənt/

n

  • 1.1 c u (chastisement) castigo (m) 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] 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 u (rough treatment) it's taken a lot of punishment ha sido muy maltratado or [familiar/colloquial] baqueteado he took a lot of punishment in the seventh round se llevó una buena paliza en el séptimo asalto [familiar/colloquial]

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Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more