Carceral Car"cer*al, a. [L. carceralis, fr. carcer prison.] Belonging to a prison. [R.] --Foxe. [1913 Webster]

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  • carcéral — carcéral, ale, aux [ karseral, o ] adj. • 1959; du lat. carcer « prison » → incarcérer ♦ De la prison, qui a rapport à la prison. Le milieu, l univers carcéral. ● carcéral, carcérale, carcéraux adjectif (latin carcer, eris, prison) Relatif aux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • carceral — carcerál adj. m., pl. carceráli; f. sg. carcerálă, pl. carcerále Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CARCERÁL, Ă adj. referitor la regimul de carceră, la închisoare. (< fr. ca …   Dicționar Român

  • carceral — pertaining to prisons or a prison, 1570s, from L. carceralis, from carcer prison, of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • carceral — /kärˈsə rəl/ adjective Of or relating to prison or a prison ORIGIN: L carcerālis, from carcer prison …   Useful english dictionary

  • carceral — adjective Of or pertaining to prison Neoliberal penality and its earlier iterations have fertilized the carceral sphere. See Also: carcerate, incarcerate …   Wiktionary

  • carceral — adjective Etymology: Late Latin, from Latin carcer prison Date: circa 1587 of, relating to, or suggesting a jail or prison …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carceral — adj. of or pertaining to a prison; of jail; like a prison …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carceral — [ kα:s(ə)r(ə)l] adjective rare relating to a prison. Origin C16: from late L. carceralis, from carcer prison …   English new terms dictionary

  • Carceral state — A carceral state is a state modelled on the idea of a prison. It employs physical boundaries in order to gain control of urban space. In the carceral state, public space is transformed into defendable space, with the installation of walls, gates …   Wikipedia

  • carceral organization — See incarceration …   Dictionary of sociology

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