correctional institution

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n correctional institution a penal institution maintained by the government
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Usage

In literature:

This must be corrected, and the institution of common meals extended to both sexes.
"Laws" by Plato
So you think God corrected some of the worst abuses of polygamy, but preserved the institution itself?
"Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll, Volume I" by Robert Green Ingersoll
We likewise visited the public schools, the house of correction, penitentiary, hospital, and other public institutions.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 2 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
We likewise visited the public schools, the house of correction, penitentiary, hospital, and other public institutions.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
He institutes him in the way of correcting sinners.
"The Works of John Dryden, Volume XVI. (of 18)" by John Dryden
Complications must be diagnosed when they occur, and the correct methods of treatment promptly instituted.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
The weaknesses of the one-room district school are in this institution corrected.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
The city has a highly developed system of charitable and corrective institutions.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
Telenosis, nowadays, is confined almost exclusively to use in psychiatric hospitals and corrective institutions.
"The Telenizer" by Don Thompson
The physical facilities for confinement are classified as prisons, labor-correctional institutions, and correctional homes.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
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In news:

He's being held at the Howard R Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $14,500 cash bail.
The new Carter County Jail has passed its first inspection by the Tennessee Corrections Institute, about four months after its official opening.
Correctional Institution ruled immune from inmate suit.
The inmates were being transported from Columbia Correctional Institute, and heading to Northwest Florida Reception Center in Washington County DOC will not say how many inmates were on the bus or what security measures were in place.
The Wateree Correctional Institution has a farm that produces the milk, eggs and grits served to all of South Carolina's inmates .
Correctional Institution search reveals knives and drugs, no explosives.
Rondell Reed, who is serving life in prison at the Hamilton Correctional Institution Annex in Jasper , talks about escaping from the Indian River County Jail in October 2011.
Lake Erie Correctional Institution prisoner dies of suspected overdose.
LIMA, Ohio — Select inmates from the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in Lima soon will start picking up litter along several routes in the northwest Ohio region.
Trudeau Institute affirmed its continued presence, Adirondack Correctional Facility dodged the prison closure list, and the village signed up two biotech companies in its downtown.
Michael Skakel reacts as he is denied parole during a hearing at McDougall-Walker Correctional Institution in Suffield, Conn.
Michael Skakel was denied parole at the Board of Pardons and Paroles at MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution Wednesday.
Mansfield Correctional Institution inmate Robert Parr dies after fight with cellmate.
Indian River County should pass on buying former state correctional institution.
Let's tamp down this idea right now: Indian River County doesn't need to purchase the former Indian River Correctional Institution.
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In science:

Furthermore, some applicants are secretive about their “two-body” problem, believing (often correctly) that they are less likely to receive an offer if the institution perceives any conflict of interest.
Challenges facing young astrophysicists
Taylor, “Citation statistics: A report from the International Mathematical Union (IMU), in cooperation with the International Council of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS),” corrected ve rsion of June 12, 2008.
A view of mathematics research productivity at U.S. regional public universities
Thus we find it unlikely that Barbosa’s main result can be correctly proven in the immediate future (or at least it cannot be proven without the prover winning the Clay Institute’s million-dollar prize).
Barbosa, Uniform Polynomial Time Bounds, and Promises
However, in a series of tests for many institutions, a significance level higher than five percent must be chosen because of the possibility of a family-wise accumulation of Type-I errors (the so-called Bonferroni correction; cf.
Testing Differences Statistically with the Leiden Ranking
Hogg (Institute for Advanced Study) and Turner have developed a maximum-likelihood method to correct for this effect as a function of signal-to-noise ratio and the (true) slope of the number-flux relation.
Princeton University Observatory Annual Report, 1997-98
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