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open prisonnoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US minimum-security prison)
a prison where prisoners are not kept inside because they are trusted not to escape
Translations of “open prison”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開放式監獄, 不設防監獄…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开放式监狱, 不设防监狱…
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