French translation of 'punishment'
- (for wrongdoing)
⇒ Punishment and prison sentences cannot reform the hardened criminal.
Les punitions et les peines de prisons ne peuvent réformer les criminels endurcis.
⇒ The usual punishment is a fine.
La sanction habituelle est une amende.physical punishment (= corporal punishment)
punitions fpl corporelles
- (informal, = harsh treatment)
to take a lot of punishment [boxer]
encaisser beaucoup de coups[car, equipment, person, body]
être mis(e) à rude épreuve
Example Sentences Including 'punishment'
Lirael couldn't even imagine what sort of punishment required the presence of the entire Watch.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
She didn't have any scars consistent with this kind of punishment.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
What you're really saying is that you believe in capital punishment.The Unorthodox Murder of Rabbi Moss
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'punishment' in Other Languages
- Arabic: عِقَاب
- Brazilian Portuguese: punição
- Chinese: 惩罚
- Croatian: kazna
- Czech: trest
- Danish: straf
- Dutch: straf
- European Spanish: castigo acto
- Finnish: rangaistus
- French: punition
- German: Strafe
- Greek: τιμωρία
- Italian: punizione
- Japanese: 処罰
- Korean: 벌
- Norwegian: straff
- Polish: kara
- Portuguese: punição
- Romanian: pedeapsă pedepse
- Russian: наказание
- Spanish: castigo
- Swedish: straff
- Thai: การลงโทษ
- Turkish: ceza
- Ukrainian: покарання
- Vietnamese: sự trừng phạt
Translation of punishment from the Collins English to French Dictionary