Translation of punishment in Spanish:


castigo, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈpənɪʃmənt//ˈpʌnɪʃm(ə)nt/


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    castigo masculine
    the punishment the criminal received el castigo / la condena que recibió el delincuente
    • he took his punishment like a man sufrió el castigo sin quejarse
    • let the punishment fit the crime que el castigo sea acorde con la gravedad del delito
    • Condemnatory judgments, for example, may be accompanied by impulses of retribution and punishment.
    • In the event of violation, both the producer and the retailer would be subject to severe punishment.
    • The punishment is so severe that it is a deterrent for the criminal to commit the crime.
    • Security software firms have welcomed the imposition of some punishment in the case.
    • Usually, police can only arrest someone for an offence which carries a punishment of at least five years in jail.
    • Outraged society then demands punishment, for it is a point of principle that offenders must pay for their misdeeds.
    • I know we are not supposed to go there and if we do, we can face severe punishment.
    • These are very serious and grave matters which call for severe punishment.
    • The new regional law has named severe punishment towards those who dare to chop or destroy the old trees.
    • As a society we have grown to accept hasty judgement and instant, severe punishment as the desirable norm.
    • Obviously the crimes ear-marked for the extra tax are not of the magnitude which deserve severe punishment.
    • Those who profit through spreading rumours should receive severe punishment.
    • As a common law offence, the punishment can carry anything up to a life sentence.
    • Severe punishment and bans may change the behaviour of a minority, but it will not change the attitude of the majority of bigots.
    • Some of these decisions are applications of the requirement of proportionality of punishment to offence.
    • He was sentenced at Hull Crown Court to a 100-hour community punishment order for the offence.
    • Scandalising the court is a form of contempt that can lead to the imposition of punishment.
    • Martin said this would bring the level of punishment in line with offences against police officers.
    • However, the Court of Appeal refused to accept that this amounted to the imposition of punishment without trial.
    • We bore harsh criticism for our efforts and some of us suffered severe punishment.
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    (rough treatment)
    it's taken a lot of punishment ha sido muy baqueteado informal
    • he took a lot of punishment in the seventh round se llevó una buena paliza en el séptimo asalto