penal

All Adjective Noun
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  • She also created studies on women in industry and problems in the penal system.
  • Since the mid-19th century, the area has been home to various penal institutions.
  • At this time the main island was being used as a penal colony.
  • Official law may itself be divided into two main components: penal law and administrative law.
  • A criminal code or penal code is a common feature in many legal systems.
  • In some penal institutions, several versions were in use, which were often given names.
  • Police dogs also play a major role in American penal systems.
  • In practice such penal colonies may be little more than slave communities.
  • Its historical equivalent on a very large scale was called a penal colony.
  • King George's Sound continued as a penal settlement for several years.
  • The only building foundation in the fort, besides the walls, was that of the penal church.
  • The village got its name from the penal times when the Catholic religion was banned.
  • Although the penal laws were not repealed, they have never been used again.
  • During the early years of the government, many political prisoners were sentenced to penal labour.
  • Later when the Dutch used the island as a penal colony, new species were introduced to the island.
  • Because she had returned from penal transportation without permission, she received a sentence of death.
  • Two days later the remaining ships of the First Fleet arrived to found the planned penal colony.
  • Stripped of his birds and equipment, he wrote a history of the penal system.
  • These examples provide a picture of just how profound the changes in western penal systems were after less than a century.
  • She is from Penal and has always used her power to help in the development of her hometown.
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Synonyms of penal

Meaning of penal

  • adjective Of or relating to punishment
    penal reform, penal code