HyperDic: correctional_institution

English > 1 sense of the expression correctional institution:
NOUNartifactcorrectional institutiona penal institution maintained by the government
English > correctional institution: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA penal institution maintained by the government.
Narrowerdetention home, detention house, house of detention, detention campAn institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily (usually under the supervision of a juvenile court)
jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, poky, pokeyA correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful / lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
penitentiary, penA correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes
prison, prison houseA correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
reformatory, reform school, training schoolcorrectional institution for the detention and discipline and training of young or first offenders
Broaderpenal institution, penal facilityAn institution where persons are confined for punishment and to protect the public
Spanishinstitución correccional
Catalaninstitució correccional

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