Verb(1) impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
(1) Physicians and hospitals fear the practice could unfairly penalize practitioners and say there's no way to benchmark quality accurately.(2) It discharges this function in many cases, but in many others it remains silent, merely enacting a provision which appears to penalize an act or an omission without any reference to fault.(3) Introducing the value of farmland into the assessment process would unfairly and severely penalize farm families, whose farmland land bears little relationship to its earning potential.(4) My advice for next year is to avoid leagues that penalize players for having too large a role in the offense.(5) But they got it wrong when they voted to allow officials to penalize teams 15 yards for any on-field celebration deemed excessive.(6) By 1994, the league added a ├ö├ç├┐taunting├ö├ç├û clause to its technical-foul rule to, in effect, penalize a player for non-verbal trash talking.(7) These actions are tempting because they enable greater control, but they are illegal and a decent referee will be sure penalize the player in a game.(8) Starting July 1, locals who leave their bicycles about on the city's main streets will be penalized with a fine of five yuan.(9) The motor industry and opposition parties have described the 12% increase in motor tax as a devious measure which unfairly penalises drivers.(10) He has always denied any involvement in the attack and initially refused to pay a club fine when Leeds penalised him for his behaviour on the night.(11) Previous reports had shown the British haulage industry was unfairly penalised .(12) The offending player is automatically penalized with one strike and no points for the round, and the round is declared void.(13) In fact, this is the fourth straight year players have been penalized for more false starts.(14) He's penalising players for all sorts of minor infractions and generally doing his best to ruin what started out as a promising game.(15) As a result householders are being penalised by ever increasing charges.(16) We are already penalised by car parking charges and an inability to benefit from citizen's privileges such as free entry days.
1. punish ::
2. handicap ::
1. excuse ::
2. pardon ::
3. spare ::
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