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English definition of “correctional”

correctional

adjective uk   /kəˈrek.ʃən.əl/ mainly US formal us  
relating to the punishment and treatment of people who have committed crimes: a correctional program correctional personnelPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
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