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penalty point

noun
     
Related topics: Crime and Law, Motor Vehicles
penalty point [countable]
British EnglishTTCSC a note made on a driver's licence to show that they have done something wrong while they were driving. If someone gets 12 penalty points they are no longer allowed to drive a car.

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