state use system

noun

often capitalized S
: the employment of prison labor in some states of the U.S. in the production of materials exclusively for use in institutions of the state or its subdivisions and not for sale compare convict labor system

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“State use system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/state%20use%20system. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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