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Synonyms for penalize

punish

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put at a disadvantage

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  • put at a disadvantage
  • handicap
  • cause to suffer
  • unfairly disadvantage
  • inflict a handicap on

Synonyms for penalize

to subject (one) to a penalty for a wrong

to impose a fine on

Synonyms for penalize

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The bill seeking to penalize those who will be found practicing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity was passed on third and final reading during a session at the House of Representatives on Wednesday.
High-deductible health insurance penalizes anyone who's sick," said Dr.
The next section examines what AYP does not mean for states, schools, and students, addressing such myths as: states or schools that do not make AYP will be penalized by losing federal funding; the federal government will determine whether or not local schools are succeeding; AYP penalizes states with high standards and creates incentives for states to lower their standards; an unreasonably large number of successful schools will be identified as needing improvement; schools that educate the most severely disabled students will be penalized under AYP formulas; and AYP means that schools must improve test scores every single year to avoid being labeled as needing improvement.
The splitting of revenue is another issue since it penalizes the large-market clubs, which, in turn, would have less money to spend.
Corruption acts like an invisible tax that unfairly penalizes those least able to bear the burden, said Philippe Levy, the Chairman of Transparency International, Switzerland, and a former ambassador.
Our current system equally penalizes people who voluntarily put themselves at an increase of having health problems and those who have problems which they could control.