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prison

noun [C/U]  /ˈprɪz·ən/ us  
a building where criminals are kept as a punishment: [U] He was sent to prison for life.
Translations of “prison”
in Korean 감옥…
in Arabic سِجْن…
in French prison…
in Turkish hapishane, mahpushane…
in Italian prigione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 監獄, 監禁,關押, 關押制度…
in Russian тюрьма…
in Polish więzienie…
in Spanish prisión, cárcel…
in Portuguese prisão, cadeia…
in German das Gefängnis…
in Catalan presó…
in Japanese 刑務所, 拘置所…
in Chinese (Simplified) 监狱, 监禁,关押, 关押制度…
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