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Definition of "penalise" [penalise]

  • Alternative spelling of penalize. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "penalise" in a sentence
  • "The professor insisted that the carbon monoxide test is not designed to "penalise" women who smoke, but to show them how smoking and passive smoking raise their levels of the gas."
  • "Victoria says the Commonwealth is threatening to "penalise" sick Australians if the states and territories refuse to support its health care overhaul."
  • "The Liberal Democrat leader claimed the First Minister was trying to "penalise" Scottish voters by preventing the broadcast of Thursday's BBC One debate to viewers north of the Border."