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Subject to a penalty or punishment
“Starting July 1, locals who leave their bicycles about on the city's main streets will be penalized with a fine of five yuan.”
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Put at an unfair disadvantage
“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.”
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To make or declare (an act or offence) legally punishable
“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.”
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Penalize for wrongdoing
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To punish
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To establish or apply as a charge or penalty
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To impose a judicial punishment on
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To rob by the use of trickery or threats
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