correctional

[kuh-rek-shuh-nl]
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Origin of correctional

First recorded in 1830–40; correction + -al1
Related formsnon·cor·rec·tion·al, noun
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correctional

adjective
  1. mainly US of or relating to the punishment and rehabilitation of criminalsa correctional facility
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