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penal

  

      adj  
1    of, relating to, constituting, or prescribing punishment  
2    payable as a penalty  
a penal sum     
3    used or designated as a place of punishment  
a penal institution     
     (C15: from Late Latin poenalis concerning punishment, from poena penalty)  
  penally      adv  


penal code  
      n   the codified body of the laws in any legal system that relate to crime and its punishment  
penal servitude  
      n     (English criminal law)   (formerly) the imprisonment of an offender and his subjection to hard labour. It was substituted for transportation in 1853 and abolished in 1948  
   Compare       hard labour  
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penal

  
  
corrective, disciplinary, penalizing, punitive, retributive  

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penal code, penal servitude, peal, penally

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