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Noun
Punishment imposed in response to a crime or offense
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A series of penalties (penalty kicks in soccer), taken to decide a winner after a game has resulted in a tie and extra time has been played
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Plural for a punishment imposed for breaking a law, rule, or contract
“The maximum penalty for breaking such an order is five years in prison.”
Noun
Plural for a disadvantage suffered as the result of an action or situation
“This is a situation where the penalty is most unfair.”
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Plural for the punishment assigned to a defendant found guilty by a court for a particular offense
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Plural for a breach of the rules, especially in sports
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Plural for a (typically self-imposed) punishment or reparation for a sinful act or wrongdoing
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Plural for a cause of great distress or misfortune
Noun
Plural for the advantage or disadvantage given
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