English to Maori Meaning :: punish

Punish :
whiua
whiu - whiuawhiuatauteawhiuawhakaritea mowhiungawhiuwhiunga
 
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Verb(1) impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on

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(1) The international tribunal the former president lacks the legitimacy needed to punish war crimes.(2) a rise in prescription charges would punish the poor(3) My overall opinion is that capital punishment is an effective deterrent for crime, and as such, should be used to punish the extreme crimes, such as mentioned earlier.(4) These petitions helped us understand that neither Wheeler's family nor his community regarded the death penalty as the only way to punish his crime.(5) The official failure to condemn or punish rape gives it an overt political sanction, which allows rape and other forms of torture and ill-treatment to become tools of military strategy.(6) Don't you think it unfair to punish a Medicaid patient who maybe has had prostate cancer and radiation or surgery and Viagra might help him sexually?(7) The usual business of his court was to punish misdemeanours: public drunkenness, reckless driving, petty theft.(8) Can an Ohio court punish the gruesome murder of two college students that occurred in Pennsylvania?(9) In updating the law on spousal rape, prosecutors in Arizona should punish that crime no differently than any other rape.(10) But it is far from evident that to punish the crime of homicide with death is the most just punishment or is just at all.(11) This is the type of thing I've been in favour of for a long time. I really believe the tax code should be modified to reward healthy and environmentally sound choices and to punish poor ones.(12) Most rules were justified on the basis of injunctions by the spirits of the land, who were believed to punish any infraction.(13) Why punish consumers with water charges that can't be justified?(14) Turn-of-the-century Chicago had a radical idea: Don't just punish crime, but reform criminals and the society that produced them.(15) It has never managed to explain that discrepancy in its philosophy - punish poor people and they will do better, and reward rich people and they will do better.(16) It is unfair and impractical to punish motorists without offering them a genuine alternative.
Related Words
(1) to punish ::
ki te whiua
Synonyms
Verb
1. discipline ::
te ako
2. penalize ::
whiu
Antonyms
1. excuse ::
kupu
2. pardon ::
tohu
3. spare ::
manawapa
Different Forms
punish, punishable, punished, punishes, punishing, punishment, punishments
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Do not punish her,

Do not PUNISH her,

Vikings Season 1, Episode 7


-You can’t change that.\\N-But I can punish him.\0

-You can’t change that.
-But I can PUNISH him.

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 9


You\'ll have to punish me,\0

You'll have to PUNISH me,

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 6


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"Will you PUNISH me?"

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 6


I will punish them
with any arms at my disposal.

I will PUNISH them with any arms at my disposal.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 10


English to Maori Dictionary: punish

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