penalty

  1. the act of punishing
  2. a payment required for not fulfilling a contract
  3. the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition

penalty

[n] - a payment required for not fulfilling a contract 2. [n] - the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition
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Penalty

A free hit towards goal is awarded when a foul is committed. The hit is taken from a set distance, dependent on the severity of the offence. Distances are as follows: Penalty 1: Automatic goal Penalty 2: 30 yards to an open goal Penalty 3: 40 yards to an open goal Penalty 4: 60 yards to a defended goal Penalty 5: from anywhere on the ground Penalty...
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Penalty

Pe'nal·ty noun ; plural Penalties . [ French pénalité . See Penal .] 1. Penal retribution; punishment for crime or offense; the suffering in person or property which is annexed by law or judicial decision to the commission of a crime, offense, or trespass. «...
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penalty

noun the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition; `neglected his health and paid the penalty`
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penalty

noun a payment required for not fulfilling a contract
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Penalty

• (n.) A handicap. • (n.) The suffering, or the sum to be forfeited, to which a person subjects himself by covenant or agreement, in case of nonfulfillment of stipulations; forfeiture; fine. • (n.) Penal retribution; punishment for crime or offense; the suffering in person or property which is annexed by law or judicial decision to t...
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penalty

penalty Cross references related to 'pain, hurt; suffering, injury' word families: -agra; algesi-; algo-; angina-; dolor-; Masochism; noci-; odyno-; pono- (toil, work; pain); Sadism.
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Penalty

[gridiron football] In American football and Canadian football, a penalty is a sanction called against a team for a violation of the rules, called a foul. Officials initially signal penalties by tossing a bright yellow (American Football) or orange (Canadian football) colored `penalty flag` onto the field toward or at the spot of a foul. Mo...
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Penalty

[rugby union] A penalty in rugby union is the main disciplinary sanction available to the referee to penalise a team who commit deliberate infringements. The team who did not commit the infringement are given possession of the ball and they may either kick it towards touch (in which case the ball back rule is waived), attempt a place kick a...
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Penalty

[golf] In the sport of golf, a penalty or penalty stroke is an additional stroke or strokes added to a player`s score for an infraction of the rules. In match play, rather than adding strokes, the usual penalty is loss of the hole except for penalties assessed for relief from a hazard or a lost ball. Situations in which a penalty may be ass...
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Penalty

[Mormonism] In the Mormonism, a penalty was an oath made by participants of the original Nauvoo Endowment instituted by Joseph Smith, Jr. in 1843 and further developed by Brigham Young after Smith`s death. Mormon critics refer to the penalty as a blood oath, because it required the participant to swear never to reveal certain key symbols of...
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Penalty

The various government codes contain numerous provisions which impose penalties on a taxpayer (any type of taxpayer) for failure to perform a specific act or omitting vital information on a return.
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penalty

punishment of a player for a violation of the rules, resulting in suspension from the game for a period of time; 6 types exist: minor, bench, major, misconduct, match and goalkeeper`s penalties.
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Penalty

short for penalty kick; also, a punishment given by the referee for a violation of the rules.
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Penalty

n.In a criminal trial after the crime is proved a person maybe ordered by the judge to pay monetary fine or his property can be forfeitted.The accused can also be put behind bars for a period of time.In civil law penalties can be imposed on business with improper licence or for "late payments" on promissory notes or lease.
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penalty

n. 1) in criminal law, a money fine or forfeiture of property ordered by the judge after conviction for a crime. 2) an amount agreed in advance if payment or performance is not made on time, such as a "late payment" on a promissory note or lease, or a financial penalty for each day a building contractor fails to complete a job.
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Penalty

A weight added to the handicap weight of a horse
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Penalty

short for penalty kick; also, a punishment given by the referee for a violation of the rules.
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Penalty

A weight added to the handicap weight of a horse.
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PENALTY

Beware! The word "penalty"
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Penalty

any number of infractions or violations which award the other team a kick.
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Penalty

An addition to a horse's weight when it has won a race after the entries for a future race have closed and therefore before the official handicapper has had a change to reassess their handicap mark. The amount of the penalty depends on the value of the race won.
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Penalty

Extra stroke(s) added to a player's score for violation of the rules, loss of ball, out of bounds, etc...
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Penalty

[sports manufacturer] Penalty (BM&F Bovespa: CAMB4) is a sporting goods company established in 1970 in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo. The brand is operated by its owner and creator, Grupo Cambucci. The company manufactures mainly association football equipment such as kit uniforms and balls. ==History== In 1945 the Assibe Brothers founded...
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