noun, plural pen·al·ties.
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Example sentences from the Web for penalty
The penalties are set in stone through 2016, but after that they will remain at $695 per year, plus inflation.Think You’re Invincible? Here’s Why Open Enrollment Matters|DailyBurn|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Second, penalties need to be increased for lying or deliberately withholding relevant requested information from Congress.
Despite committing 13 penalties, the Iroquois roared back from a late 8-3 deficit to notch it at 8-8 before giving up a late goal.A Millennium After Inventing the Game, the Iroquois Are Lacrosse’s New Superpower|Evin Demirel|July 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That year they ugly-chained it all the way to the final, lost on penalties to Brazil, and I decided to abandon them.
Liberia also has some of the strongest rape laws and penalties on the continent.
Suspension deferred the execution of penalties incurred by heresy, either for a term of years, or until a council should decide.
The crimes we every day punish are really below the penalties we inflict.
But they had done a wiser thing than that, with an eye to the law, and the penalties.Perlycross|R. D. Blackmore
The penalties were graded according to the ages of the girls involved.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents|Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
Disease is one of the penalties of one of the forms of such failure.Medical Essays|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.