A thing forfeited; that which is taken from somebody in requital of a misdeed committed; that which is lost, or the right to which is alienated, by a crime, breach of contract, etc.
The difficulty or distress resulting to an individual or entity from a court decision, zoning decision, or passage of a law; taken into account as one factor in an equity proceeding.
The amount of something lost:
To defraud someone.
A sacrament in some Christian churches that includes contrition, confession to a priest, acceptance of punishment, and absolution.
The imposition of a penalty or deprivation for wrongdoing:
An instance of pain or distress.
A forgiving or being forgiven; pardon
The loss or compulsory transfer to another, without compensation, of a right or property interest, usually as a penalty.
The definition of a pardon is an official document freeing someone from additional punishment for a crime committed.
The punishment itself
Discipline is defined as a field of study or is training to fix incorrect behavior or create better skills.
Damage or loss, especially to reputation or finances; detriment:
(Usually in the plural) something that is fine; fine particles
A temporary decline in stock-market activity or prices following a period of increases.
An authoritative prohibition, especially by court order.
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