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British English: /ˈpɛn(ə)lti/
American English: /ˈpɛn(ə)lti/

Translation of penalty in German:


  • 1
    Strafe, die
    the penalty for this offence is imprisonment/a fine
    auf dieses Delikt steht Gefängnis/eine Geldstrafe
    pay/have paid the penalty/the penalty for or of something (literal or figurative)
    dafür/für etwas büßen [müssen]/gebüßt haben
    his penalty was a £50 fine
    er erhielt eine [Geld]strafe von 50 Pfund
    on or under penalty of £200/of instant dismissal
    bei einer Geldstrafe von 200 Pfund/unter Androhung Dat. der sofortigen Entlassung
  • 4
    (in bridge)

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