English to Hmong Meaning of penitentiary - Penitentiary

Penitentiary :

lub tsev kaw neeg, tsev rau txim, Penitentiary


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Definitions of penitentiary in English
Noun(1) a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes
Adjective(1) used for punishment or reform of criminals or wrongdoers(2) showing or constituting penance
Examples of penitentiary in English
(1) Susan, when you first pull up at the institute as they call it, the jail, the penitentiary , everything I imagine that you have been through before kind of fades away as you realize you're going to be confined behind bars.(2) If John Doe is sentenced to a term of imprisonment and later goes out of his mind, the state may continue to keep him in the penitentiary for the duration of his sentence.(3) Although the almshouse did not eliminate poverty any more than the penitentiary did crime, 1820s Baltimore attested to the optimism of a dynamic age.(4) As I was setting up to photograph in a storage building that houses the cremated remains, prisoners from the local penitentiary were called in to clean up some of the mess in the adjacent hallway, crematorium, and autopsy room.(5) Jones had been convicted in 1972 of fatally stabbing another inmate while doing time at a federal penitentiary in Petersburg, Va.(6) In sum, I can think of no consequence, apart from a sentence of several years imprisonment in a penitentiary , which would be more significant to a responsible citizen than the loss of that citizenship.(7) He was one of the 11 other convicts at the penitentiary who were so treated.(8) Transportation to Australia or incarceration in one of the new penitentiary prisons became the standard punishment for serious, non-homicidal offenders.(9) I sentence you on count two to two years and seven months' imprisonment in the penitentiary .(10) 14 Federal inmates were held at state and local prison facilities until the penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas, was established in 1895.(11) Only about 20 of the more than 1,000 prisoners at the federal penitentiary have been convicted of crimes; many have spent years awaiting trial.(12) In Kingston, we check out the museum at the penitentiary , where convicts have been housed for well over 100 years.(13) Rehabilitation for the youthful is unlikely if imprisonment is served in a penitentiary rather than a reformatory.(14) Instead she probes the reality of life inside the penitentiary 's walls, examining convicts' responses to incarceration and the construction of an inmate subculture.(15) The sentence of imprisonment of any person convicted of an offense shall commence to run from the date on which such person is received at the penitentiary , reformatory, or jail for service of such sentence.(16) Indeed, this promise gave the prisons or penitentiaries , as they were now often called, enormous legitimacy, making them the pride, not the shame, of the new republic.
(1) be penitent ::
yuav penitent
1. penitential ::
2. pen ::
cwj mem
Different Forms
penitentiaries, penitentiary
Word Example from TV Shows
Judging by my e-mail, a number of prisoners
at the Michigan State Penitentiary found it.

Judging by my e-mail, a number of prisoners at the Michigan State Penitentiary found it.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 17

Option B: Brandon goes up
to the penitentiary

Option B: Brandon goes up to the PENITENTIARY

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 8

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