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English noun: penal facility

1. penal facility (artifact) an institution where persons are confined for punishment and to protect the public


Synonymspenal institution


Broader (hypernym)institution


Narrower (hyponym)brig, camp, correctional institution, penal colony


Part meronymbase, infrastructure









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