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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to punishment adj. - Subject to punishment by law; Serving as or designed to impose punishment.

Usage examples (35)
  • penal reform
  • penal servitude
  • Crime is only the retail department of what, in wholesale, we call penal law.
  • Immigration Judges may be required to conduct hearings in penal institutions and other remote locations. for more
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