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Penal  /ˈpiːn(ə)l/  

Adjective
Synonyms: Punishing, severe, punitive, oppressive
Antonyms: Rehabilitative, pardoning

Hindi: दंड
Punjabi: ਦੰਡ

Meaning:

1. Relating to, used for, or prescribing the punishment of offenders under the legal system.

2. (Of an act or offence) punishable by law.

3. (Especially of taxation or interest rates) extremely severe.

Sentence:

The campaign for penal reform.

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