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English definition of “young offenders' institution”

young offenders' institution

noun [C]     /ˌjʌŋ.əˈfen.dəz.ɪn.stɪˌtjuː.ʃən/ US  /-dɚz.ɪn.stɪˌtuː-/
a special place for people who have done bad things and are too young to be sent to prison Prisons and parts of prisons
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