Chercher aussi sur: Web Actualités Encyclopédie Images



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  
Dictionnaire anglais Collins English definition-Thesaurus  


corrective, disciplinary, penalizing, punitive, retributive  

Dictionnaire anglais Collins English synonyme-Thesaurus  

Consulter aussi:

penal code, penal servitude, peal, penally

Ajouter votre entrée dans le Dictionnaire Collaboratif .