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punish

verb amerce, bring to retribution, call to account, castigate, chasten, chastise, condemn, correct, discipline, exact retribution, flog, inflict penalty, lash, penalize, reprimand, retaliate, scourge, sentence, slate, smite, subject to penalty, take to task, take vengeance on, teach a lesson to, torture, trounce, whip
Associated concepts: cruel and excessive punishment, cruel and inhuman punishment, cruel and unusual punishment, excessive punishment
Foreign phrases: In quo quis delinquit, in eo de jure est puniendus.In whatever the offense, he is to be punished by the law.
See also: beat, convict, fine, inflict, mulct, penalize, repay, reprehend, strike
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ASI Aqeel Hussain was punished with two steps salary reduction.
Thirty-three coal companies and seven steel mills were censured for illegal land use, while 54 coal firms were punished for unlawful mining.
com/china-punished-nearly-300000-officials-corruption-2015-graft-watchdog-says-2331339) punished 300,000 officials last year amid the corruption crackdown.
According to the new federal traffic law, in the case of public transport vehicles such as buses, only passengers caught littering or spitting will be punished -- not the drivers.
Unlawful blockage of strategic roads no more than 24 hours will be punished with fine of 5,000 som for individuals, 70,000 som for legal entities or up to 5 days in prison and confiscation of property used for road blockage.
Anelka remains at the centre of a race storm for a gesture claimed to be anti-semitic, but Lugano said: "I'm surprised that Nicolas has been punished for a gesture.
Most of us who want the criminals to be punished are mostly those who want former presidents Zardari and Musharraf punished whatever the consequences.
So far schools have punished students for, among other things, tweeting vulgarities on a school-provided laptop, creating fake Myspace pages that imply their principals are drunk and have hit on students and their parents, and for using a personal blog to encourage fellow students to call school officials "douchebags" for canceling a "jamfest.
10 ( ANI ): Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) former CEO Arif Ali Khan Abbasi has welcomed an Indian court decision to overturn the life ban on former Indian skipper Azharuddin for alleged match fixing, and said that the decision had proved that cricketers could not be punished for wrong doing just on circumstantial evidence.
He needs to be punished because the law hasn't punished him.
According to Section 310A, whoever gives a female in marriage or otherwise compels her to enter into marriage, as Badal-e-sulah, Wanni, or Swara or any other custom or practice under any name, in consideration of settling a civil dispute or a criminal liability, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years but shall not be less than three years and shall also be liable to fine of five hundred thousand rupees.
Summary: The Tunisian president warned Tuesday rioters they will be punished after recent violent demonstrations over unemployment and other social demands.