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Penal

Pe´nal
a.1.Of or pertaining to punishment, to penalties, or to crimes and offenses; pertaining to criminal jurisprudence
Penal code
(Law) a code of laws concerning crimes and offenses and their punishment.
Penal laws
(Law) laws prohibiting certain acts, and imposing penalties for committing them.
Penal servitude
imprisonment with hard labor, in a prison, in lieu of transportation.
Penal suit
(Law) a suit for penalties.
Adj.1.penal - of or relating to punishment; "penal reform"; "penal code"
2.penal - serving as or designed to impose punishment; "penal servitude"; "a penal colony"
3.penal - subject to punishment by law; "a penal offense"
Synonyms: punishable

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

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

punitive, punitory
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