penalise
British variant of penalize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • penalise — (Brit.) v. punish, give a penalty; (Law) declare something or an action punishable by regulation or by a law (also penalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • penalise — v. (D; tr.) to penalise for …   Combinatory dictionary

  • penalise — / pi:nəlaɪz/, penalize verb to punish or fine someone ● to penalise a supplier for late deliveries ● They were penalised for bad time keeping …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • penalise — UK [ˈpiːnəlaɪz] / US [ˈpɪn(ə)lˌaɪz] a British spelling of penalize …   English dictionary

  • penalise — /ˈpinəlaɪz / (say peenuhluyz) verb (t) (penalised, penalising) 1. to subject to a penalty, as a person. 2. to declare penal, or punishable by law, as an action. 3. to lay under a disadvantage. Also, penalize. –penalisation /pinəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

  • penalise — verb impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on The students were penalized for showing up late for class we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again • Syn: ↑punish, ↑penalize • Derivationally related forms: ↑penalisation, ↑penalty …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ping — penalise: got pinged for being off side …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • penalised — penalise (Brit.) v. punish, give a penalty; (Law) declare something or an action punishable by regulation or by a law (also penalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • penalises — penalise (Brit.) v. punish, give a penalty; (Law) declare something or an action punishable by regulation or by a law (also penalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • penalising — penalise (Brit.) v. punish, give a penalty; (Law) declare something or an action punishable by regulation or by a law (also penalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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