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Spanish translation of “prison”

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noun /ˈprizn/
a building in which criminals are kept; jail
prisión, cárcel
He was sent to prison He is in prison.
prisoner noun anyone who has been captured and is held against his will as a criminal, in a war etc
preso, recluso; prisionero
The prisoners escaped from jail.
prisoner of war noun ( plural prisoners of war) a member of the armed forces captured in a war.
prisionero de guerra
take/keep/hold prisoner to (capture and) confine (a person) against his will
hacer prisionero
Many soldiers were killed and the rest taken prisoner She was kept prisoner in a locked room.
Translations of “prison”
in Korean 감옥…
in Arabic سِجْن…
in French prison…
in Italian prigione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 監獄, 監禁,關押, 關押制度…
in Russian тюрьма…
in Turkish hapishane, mahpushane…
in Polish więzienie…
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…
(Definition of prison from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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