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penal

adjective

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inflicting, involving, or serving as punishment
  • Australia was once a penal colony

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The first known use of penal was in the 15th century

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“Penal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/penal. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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