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  1. punish

    • IPA[ˈpəniSH]

    美式

    • v.
      inflict a penalty or sanction on (someone) as retribution for an offense, especially a transgression of a legal or moral code;inflict a penalty or sanction on someone for (such an offense)
    • verb: punish, 3rd person present: punishes, gerund or present participle: punishing, past tense: punished, past participle: punished

    • 釋義
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. inflict a penalty or sanction on (someone) as retribution for an offense, especially a transgression of a legal or moral code:

      I have done wrong and I'm being punished for it

    • 2. inflict a penalty or sanction on someone for (such an offense):

      fraudulent acts would be punished by up to two years in prison

    • 3. treat (someone) in an unfairly harsh way:

      a rise in prescription charges would punish the poor

    • 4. subject (someone or something) to severe and debilitating treatment.
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