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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The study and practice of criminal punishment and rehabilitation.

Usage examples (34)
  • The attorney read books on criminology and penology in college.
  • A great advance has been made in penology by organization and annual conventions.
  • This made my job doubly difficult; and I was one hundred per cent novice in penology.
  • They stood open as always, gracious symbol of the new penology. for more
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