Mammoth Memory

Penal – Relating to punishment given by law

(Pronounced pee-nuhl)

It was the pea's final (penal) warning; next offence would receive a punishment from the law.

It was the pea's final (penal) warning; next offence would receive a punishment from the law.

 

Examples of penal in a sentence

To avoid the penal system, she followed the laws of the land at all times.

Humane reform of the penal system is urgently needed.

After committing a terrible crime, she was shipped to the penal colony in Australia.

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