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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “prison”

prison

noun     /ˈprɪz.ən/
[C or U] a building where criminals are forced to live as a punishment
監獄
Conditions in the prison are said to be appalling.
聽說監獄裡的條件糟透了。
He's spent a lot of time in prison.
他坐了很長時間的牢。
She went to/was sent to prison for six months.
她入獄六個月。
It was a maximum-security prison (= intended to be especially difficult to escape from).
這是一所戒備森嚴的監獄。
They should put him in prison and throw away the key!
他們應該把他關進監獄,永遠也別放出來!
a prison cell/sentence/warder
牢房/徒刑/獄吏
Prisons and parts of prisons
[U] the system of keeping people in prisons
監禁,關押;關押制度
the prison service
服刑
Do you think prison works?
你認為監禁有用嗎?
Prison (= the time he had spent in prison) hadn't changed him at all.
服刑對他絲毫沒有改變。
Putting people in prison
[C] a situation or relationship from which it is difficult to escape
牢籠;禁錮
She felt that her marriage had become a prison.
她覺得自己的婚姻變成了牢籠。
Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
(Definition of prison noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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