correctional institution

noun
plural correctional institutions

Definition of correctional institution

: a place where people are kept when they have been arrested and are being punished for a crime : a prison They live within sight of a correctional institution.

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29 Sep 2021

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“Correctional institution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/correctional%20institution. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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