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Verb: penalize  'pee-nu,lIz
  1. Impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
    "The students were penalized for showing up late for class";
    - punish, penalise [Brit], sanction

Derived forms: penalized, penalizes, penalizing

Encyclopedia: Penalize