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Principal Translations
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castigar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (imponer una pena o sanción)punish vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (child, forbid going out)ground vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (US)penalize vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (UK)penalise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La ley castiga los delitos graves con el encierro.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. The murderer was punished with the full force of the law.
castigar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (afligir, mortificar)cripple vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  punish vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El gobierno castiga a la población con el alza de los precios.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. All these so-called austerity measures are crippling people.
 
Additional Translations
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castigar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (fenómeno natural: estropear)hit vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  afflict vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  damage, harm vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El campo fue un sector duramente castigado por las recientes inundaciones.
 The countryside was severely hit by the recent floods.
castigar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). México (recortar gastos, inversiones)cut, discount vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (more extreme)slash vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Algunas empresas castigan sus precios con tal de no quedarse con la mercancía.
 Some businesses are cutting their prices to clear all their stock.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Compound Forms:
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castigar a alguien por algo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (imponer un castigo)punish [sb] for [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Castigaron al niño por llegar tarde a clase.
 The child was punished for arriving to class late.
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