castigo




Del verbo castigar: (conjugar)
castigo es:
1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo
castigó es:
3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

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Principal Translations
castigo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (pena, sanción)punishment, penalty nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (legal)sanction nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Le impuse un fuerte castigo a mi hijo por su mal comportamiento.
 * The punishment for murder is usually life imprisonment.
castigo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). figurado (molestia, padecimiento) (person)burden nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (figurative)pain, headache nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Ese hombre es un castigo, sólo le causa sufrimientos a su pobre esposa.
 * This new computer system's a real headache.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations
castigar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré 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.
 * The murderer was punished with the full force of the law.
castigar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (afligir, mortificar)punish vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  cripple 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.
 * All these so-called austerity measures are crippling people.
 
Additional Translations
castigar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré 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 ("di la verdad", "encontré 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 © 2015:

Compound Forms:
castigo | castigar
aplicar un castigo enforce punishment vtr + n
castigo divino loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (desgracia merecida)divine punishment nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Los tripulantes del arca de Noé se salvaron del castigo divino del diluvio universal.
 The people on Noah's ark were saved from the divine punishment of a worldwide flood.
celda de castigo loc nom flocución nominal femenina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino ("casa de citas", "zona cero", "arma secreta"). (derecho: de aislamiento)punishment cell nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
levantar el castigo stop punishing, lift the punishment v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
voto de castigo grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (retiro del apoyo político a un partido)protest vote nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
Note: A protest vote can be submitted for another party or submitted blank.
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