Penal – meaning of the word and examples

Of, relating to, or involving punishment, as for crimes or offences. (Dictionary.com)

Prescribing punishment: (Dictionary.com)

Constituting punishment: (Dictionary.com)

Of or relating to punishment given by law. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Of, relating to, or involving punishment, penalties, or punitive institutions. (Merriam -Webster)

Liable to punishment. (Merriam – Webster)

Used as a place of confinement and punishment. (Merriam – Webster)

Penal means relating to the punishment of criminals. (Collins Dictionary)

penal institution or colony is one where criminals are kept as punishment. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

International Review of Penal Law.

http://International Review of Penal Law

A Global History of Convicts and Penal Colonies.

https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/a-global-history-of-convicts-and-penal-colonies-9781350000674/

The Lords of Discipline. The Penal Colony Guards of New Caledonia. 

https://journals.openedition.org/chs/544

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