Portuguese translation of 'penal'
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Example Sentences Including 'penal'
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Lawyers were not the penal system 's only human faces.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
Compared to the official legal and penal system, simple, informal ways of dealing with conflicts and disputes were expected to offer numerous advantages.The Politics of Redress - crime, punishment and penal abolition (1989)
Experience tells us that if you have a penal tax system on people who choose to be here they will choose not to be here.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It is felt that the present penal system is making things worse, not better.The Politics of Redress - crime, punishment and penal abolition (1989)
The penal system is seen as the large scale solution to the problem of organizing a rational reaction to crime in a modern, complex society.The Politics of Redress - crime, punishment and penal abolition (1989)
The avenue to some autonomy within the penal system for the prison was clearly lying wide open; but the judiciary were hardly happy about this at first.Foucault and Derrida - The Other Side Of Reason (1990)
A chilling picture of the unchanging American penal system.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is amazing stupidity from our crazy penal system and does not give the public any confidence in being safe.The Sun (2014)
We are in an unnamed country's penal colony.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Two are in a penal colony.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Along with other criminals, she is shipped to the new penal colony in Australia.The Sun (2006)
Investigators have been dispatched to the remote penal colony where he is being held.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The reform of the penal code is an attempt to suggest modernity while doing the bare minimum about it.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The operation of the penal system was linked directly to the national economy.The Prisons We Deserve (1994)
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British English: penal ADJECTIVE
Penal means relating to the punishment of criminals.
...penal and legal systems.
Translation of penal from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary