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Synonyms of penal

Adjective


1. penal

usage: of or relating to punishment; "penal reform"; "penal code"

2. penal, punitive (vs. rehabilitative), punitory

usage: serving as or designed to impose punishment; "penal servitude"

3. penal, punishable, illegal (vs. legal)

usage: subject to punishment by law; "a penal offense"

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