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correctional in Jail & punishment topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcorrectionalcor‧rec‧tion‧al /kəˈrekʃənəl/ adjective [only before noun] technical  SCJrelating to the punishment of criminalscorrectional facility/institution/centre (=a prison)
Examples from the Corpus
correctionalHe was found unconscious with a bedsheet round his neck, a correctional services spokesman said.Clearly there are times when correctional staff and professionals come into conflict over their aims.I think the evidence now shows that that is simply not true, so there was correctional work to do there.