AskDefine | Define penalties

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Noun

penalties
  1. Plural of penalty

Extensive Definition

A penalty is generally a punishment, and may refer to:
In law:
  • Penalty, a sentence (decree of punishment) issued by a court or judge
  • Penalty, sanctions imposed by a court or judge
In sports:
In arts and entertainment:
penalties in German: Penalty
penalties in Japanese: ペナルティ
penalties in Norwegian: Straff
penalties in Portuguese: Penalty
penalties in Simple English: Penalty
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