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(Dated) A penal institution for juveniles, especially males.
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  1. (Dated) A penal institution for juveniles, especially males.
  2. Reformatory
A place of short-term confinement for persons convicted of minor offenses and regarded as capable of being reformed
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  1. A place of short-term confinement for persons convicted of minor offenses and regarded as capable of being reformed
  2. An institution for the confinement of persons convicted of minor criminal offenses.
  3. An institution dedicated to the management and rehabilitation of persons perceived to be at risk of becoming criminals.
Any jail or other place of confinement including work camps, jails, reformatories, penitentiaries, and correctional institutions. Any jail or other place of confinement including work camps, jails, reformatories, penitentiaries, and correctional institutions.
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  1. Any jail or other place of confinement including work camps, jails, reformatories, penitentiaries, and correctional institutions. Any jail or other place of confinement including work camps, jails, reformatories, penitentiaries, and correctional institutions.
An office or tribunal headed by a cardinal (Grand Penitentiary) and dealing with matters of penance, confession, dispensation, absolution, etc.
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  1. An office or tribunal headed by a cardinal (Grand Penitentiary) and dealing with matters of penance, confession, dispensation, absolution, etc.
  2. A state or federal prison for persons convicted of serious crimes
  3. A prison
Attributive form of junior college
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  1. Attributive form of junior college
  2. A school offering courses for two years beyond high school, either as the first two years of a standard four-year college program or as a complete career-training program resulting in a certificate or an associate degree
  3. An institution of higher education that awards the associate's degree but not bachelor's degree or higher.
For the purpose of amending or correction.
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  1. For the purpose of amending or correction.
  2. Serving or tending to amend; corrective.
Of or pertaining to correction; serving to correct
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  1. Of or pertaining to correction; serving to correct
  2. Tending or meant to correct or improve; remedial
  3. Tending or intended to correct:
(Archaic) Pertaining to emendation; corrective
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Supplying a remedy.
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  1. Supplying a remedy.
  2. Providing, or intended to provide, a remedy
  3. Intended to correct or improve deficient skills in a specific subject:
Find another word for reformatory. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for reformatory, like: reform-school, house of correction, penal institution, penitentiary, school for young delinquents, borstal (British), kids' pen, young-stir, little house, junior-college and jail.