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Penal

Punishable; inflicting a punishment.

penal

adj. referring to criminality, as in defining "penal code" (the laws specifying crimes and punishment), or "penal institution" (a state prison or penitentiary confining convicted felons).

penal

adjective castigatory, containing a penalty, corrective, disciplinary, enacting punishment, inflictive, poenalis, prohibiting, punishing, punitive, relating to a penalty, retaliatory, retributive
Associated concepts: penal action, penal bond, penal law, penal ordinances, penal statute
Foreign phrases: In haeredes non solent transire actiones quae poenales ex maleficio sunt.Actions which are penal and which arise out of anything of criminal nature do not pass to the heirs.
See also: disciplinary, punitive

penal

relating to crime and punishment.

LAW, PENAL. One which inflicts a penalty for a violation of its enactment.

PENAL. That which may be punished; that which inflicts a punishment.

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Prices for Penn Lea, Penally, Tenby are from pounds 310 a week low season up to pounds 615 per week high season.
Glyn Derw High School, Penally Road, Ely, Cardiff: Glyn Derw is in the same area of Cardiff as Glan Ely High, and in 2000 the GCSE average score per pupil was barely higher, at 20 points.
ex post facto law, by which a man shall be punished criminally or penally, by loss of life, of his liberty, property, or reputation, for an act which, at the time of its commission, violated no existing law of the land").
Ms Page was working as a cover supervisor at Penally Primary School in Tenby at the time of one of the offences.
At a safer relationships assembly at Glyn Derw High School, on Penally Road, Ely, to which the Echo was invited, PC Smith warned pupils about rape and sexual harassment.
106) "Such a persistent refusal to comply with what is penally required becomes a serious enough breach of the conditions of community to warrant imprisonment.
The Newcastle Falcons man has now converted 51 penally goals in finals, the first time anyone has topped the 50 mark.
Kenneth Griffith was brought up by his grandparents in Penally, near Tenby, South Wales, attending a Nonconformist chapel, where the fire and brimstone preachers left an indelible mark on his imagination.
COUPLES staying in a traditional Cornish cottage at Penally Court, Boscastle, with Helpful Holidays are being offered a 20% discount during June.
How about a candlelit dinner in the historic sixth century Penally Abbey?
And Lucy Williams presented the best-in-hand Hunter, Cudlic Iago, while the winning brood mare, Pride of Penally, came from Paddy and Anna Evans.
5 58 100 North of County Hall (adjacent to Henke Court, Atlantic Wharf Caldicot Road Caerau 5 82 130 Penally Road site 1 Caerau 0.