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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “prisoner”


noun [C]     /ˈprɪz.ən.ər/ US  //
a person who is kept in prison as a punishment
Prisoners climbed onto the prison roof to protest at the conditions inside the prison .
→ See also political prisonerPeople held in prison
hold/keep/take sb prisoner to catch someone and guard them so that they cannot escape
Of 10 000 troops , 7000 were killed , wounded or taken prisoner.
The pilot and several passengers were held prisoner by the gunmen for 57 hours .
Putting people in prison
(Definition of prisoner noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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