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'penalty'

Overview of noun penalty
1. punishment, penalty, penalization, penalisation -- (the act of punishing)

2. penalty -- (a payment required for not fulfilling a contract)

3. penalty -- (the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition; "neglected his health and paid the penalty")

4. penalty -- ((games) a handicap or disadvantage that is imposed on a competitor (or a team) for an infraction of the rules of the game)



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