Penal

Definition of 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.

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punitive, punitory
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