penology

(noun)  “[T]he branch of criminology concerned with prison management and prisoner rehabilitation” (Princeton University 2010).

Audio Pronunciation: (pe·nol·o·gy)

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Usage Notes:

  • Variant form: poenology
  • A (noun) penologist studies (adjective) penologic or (adjective) penologistic or (adjective) penological data to understand prisons (adverb) penologically.

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References

Princeton University. 2010. “About WordNet.” WordNet. (http://wordnet.princeton.edu/wordnet).