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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. penalty: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. penalty: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. penalty: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. penalty: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. penalty: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. penalty: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Penalty, penalty: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. penalty: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. penalty: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. penalty: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. penalty: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. penalty: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. penalty: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. penalty: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. penalty: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Penalty (American football), Penalty (Brazilian sports manufacturer), Penalty (Mormonism), Penalty (association football), Penalty (contract), Penalty (golf), Penalty (gridiron football), Penalty (ice hockey), Penalty (rugby), Penalty (rugby union), Penalty (sports manufacturer), Penalty, The Penalty (novel), The Penalty: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Penalty: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. penalty: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. penalty: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. penalty, penalty, penalty (m): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. penalty: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Penalty: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  23. penalty: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. penalty: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. penalty: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. penalty: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. penalty: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Penalty: Beginners' Bridge Glossay [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (12 matching dictionaries)
  1. Penalty: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. penalty: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. penalty: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  4. penalty: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  5. penalty: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  6. Penalty: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  7. PENALTY: Medicare Glossary [home, info]
  8. Penalty: MSN Money [home, info]
  9. PENALTY: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  10. The Penalty, penalty: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  11. The Penalty, penalty: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  12. penalty: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. penalty: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Penalty (ice hockey): Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. penalty: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. penalty: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Penalty, penalty: Sports Terms [home, info]
  2. penalty: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  3. Penalty: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Penalty: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (penalty)

noun:  (games) a handicap or disadvantage that is imposed on a competitor (or a team) for an infraction of the rules of the game
noun:  the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition ("Neglected his health and paid the penalty")
noun:  a payment required for not fulfilling a contract
noun:  the act of punishing

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