correctional facilities/institutions

plural noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of correctional facilities/institutions

: prisons or jails
  • the state's correctional facilities/institutions

Word by Word Definitions

correction play correctional
  1. : the action or an instance of correcting: such as

  2. : amendment, rectification

  3. : rebuke, punishment

facility play facilities
  1. : the quality of being easily performed

  2. : ease in performance : aptitude

  3. : readiness of compliance

institution play institutions
  1. : an act of instituting : establishment

  2. : a significant practice, relationship, or organization in a society or culture

  3. : an established organization or corporation (such as a bank or university) especially of a public character


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