Definition of correctional adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

correctional

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//kəˈrekʃənl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈrekʃənl//
 
[only before noun](especially North American English)
 
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concerned with improving the behaviour of criminals, usually by punishing them a correctional center/institution/facility (= a prison)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: correctional