Boot-camp



a camp for training recruits.
noun
(US, slang) a basic training camp for new recruits to the US Navy or Marine Corps
a centre for juvenile offenders, with a strict disciplinary regime, hard physical exercise, and community labour programmes
n.

A asi training center (WWI Navy & Marine Corps)
A penal camp, resembling a military boot camp in rigor, used as a substitute for imprisonment: The penal system is moving toward separate drug-treatment facilities, boot camps for young offenders (1980s+)
Any very strict training facility: militant pro-life boot camp (1990s+)

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