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Pīnyīn
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penalty / punishment / to punish
HSK 6
to discipline / reprimand
rewards and penalties
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  *惩* | 惩* | *惩
to punish / to reprimand / to warn
to punish severely
to punish
to punish / to administer justice
punitive
to uphold virtue and condemn evil (idiom)
to deal with sb severely (idiom)
lit. to punish those before to prevent those after (idiom); to criticize former mistakes firmly to prevent them happening again
to punish severely (idiom)
to punish (someone) / to take disciplinary action against (someone)
lit. to punish a little to prevent a lot (idiom); to criticize former mistakes firmly to prevent large scale repetition
to punish severely
to encourage virtue and punish evil (idiom); fig. poetic justice / you get what's coming to you
lit. punish one, warn one hundred (idiom) / fig. to make an example of sb / also written 懲一儆百|惩一儆百
lit. punish one, warn one hundred (idiom) / fig. to make an example of sb


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