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DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does department of corrections mean? 

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS (noun)
  The noun DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS has 1 sense:

1. the department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders

  Familiarity information: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS (noun)


Sense 1department of corrections [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

corrections; department of corrections

Context example:

for a career in corrections turn to the web site of the New Jersey Department of Corrections

Hypernyms ("department of corrections" is a kind of...):

department of local government; local department (a permanent department created to perform the work of a local government)


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