What does correctional mean?

Definitions for correctional
kəˈrɛk ʃə nlcor·rec·tion·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. correctional(adj)

    concerned with or providing correction

    "a correctional institution"


  1. correctional(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or intended for correction.

  2. correctional(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the imprisonment or rehabilitation of convicted criminals.

    correctional officer, correctional policy, correctional services.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Correctional(adj)

    tending to, or intended for, correction; used for correction; as, a correctional institution

    Etymology: [Cf. F. correctionnel.]

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  1. Alex
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  1. correctional


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of correctional in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of correctional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of correctional in a Sentence

  1. Jeremy Desel:

    Our correctional officers and supervisory correctional officers are trained to notice things out of place that don't seem quite right, they're doing their jobs, not just on our units, but somewhere else, and they found something good today.

  2. Donna Lieberman:

    Our correctional system does not exist to punish people, and the fundamental premise of our parole system is to allow people to repair their lives, today, the parole board delivered an important message to the entire country, and showed that New York stands for justice and recognizes that those incarcerated should be given a chance to return to society.

  3. Murasiet Mentoor:

    If you are a high profile inmate, you are at risk because the other inmates and the gangsters within the correctional services will target you.

  4. Vicky Botjer:

    The Wayne County Correctional Facility is housing the defendant in a safe environment.

  5. Murasiet Mentoor:

    He complained that he wanted a bath. They [correctional services) built a bath in his cell. He also had a complaint about his bed. And they replaced his bed for him.

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