punishment
punishment(
puh
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nihsh
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muhnt
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noun
1. (penalty) 
The criminal received the punishment he deserved.El criminal recibió el castigo que merecía.
2. (beating) 
a. la paliza (F) 
This boxer has taken a lot of punishment during this bout.Este boxeador ha recibido una paliza durante esta pelea.
punishment
Noun
1. (general) 
a. el castigo (M) 
to make the punishment fit the crimehacer que el castigo guarde proporción con el delito
to take a lot of punishmentrecibir muchos golpes
punishment [ˈpʌnɪʃmənt]
noun
1 (punishing, penalty) castigo (m)
to make the punishment fit the crime determinar un castigo acorde con la gravedad del crimen; to take one's punishment aceptar el castigo
2 malos tratos (m)
to take a lot of punishment (Dep) recibir una paliza (informal); [+car, furniture etc] recibir muchos golpes
Phrases with "punishment"
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capital punishment
la pena capital
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