penal
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈpiːnəl/
Adjective

penal (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to punishment.
    penal servitude
  2. Subject to punishment; punishable.
    a penal offence
  3. Serving as a place of punishment.
    a penal colony
  4. Exorbitant.
    a penal rate of interest.
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