penalize

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Etymology[edit]

From penal +‎ -ize.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈpiː.nəl.aɪz/, /ˈpɛn.əl.aɪz/

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penalize (third-person singular simple present penalizes, present participle penalizing, simple past and past participle penalized)

  1. (transitive) To subject to a penalty, especially for the infringement of a rule or regulation.
  2. (transitive, sports) To impose a handicap on.

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Verb[edit]

penalize

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of penalizar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of penalizar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of penalizar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of penalizar