Adjective Definition

penal

1.Definition: (of an act or offense) subject to punishment by law

"A penal offense"

Related Adjective(s):punishable


2.Definition: of or relating to punishment

"Penal reform", "Penal code"


3.Definition: serving as or designed to impose punishment

"Penal servitude", "The juvenile was sentenced to six months in a penal institution"




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