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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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