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penal reform

noun [C or U] uk   us  
the attempt to improve the system of legal punishment: She is a spokesperson for the Howard League for Penal Reform.
Translations of “penal reform”
in Chinese (Traditional) 刑罰改革…
in Chinese (Simplified) 刑罚改革…
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