World English Dictionary
penalize or penalise (ˈpiːnəˌlaɪz)
1.  to impose a penalty on (someone), as for breaking a law or rule
2.  to inflict a handicap or disadvantage on
3.  sport to award a free stroke, point, or penalty against (a player or team)
4.  to declare (an act) legally punishable; make subject to a penalty
penalise or penalise
penali'zation or penalise
penali'sation or penalise

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