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Penalty point

(Brit) an endorsement on a driving licence due to a motoring offence: he also got eight penalty points on his licence
a point awarded against a sports team or competitor for an infringement of the rules


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    noun, Golf. 1. a stroke added to a score for a rule infraction.

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