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penal

pe·nal

penal

 
 
pronunciation:
pi nl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, concerning, or giving out punishment, esp. according to law.
She spoke on the need to reform the penal system.Changes are being made to the state's penal code.
definition 2: subject to legal punishment, as an offense.
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derivation: penally (adv.)