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political prisonernoun [C]

uk   /pəˌlɪt.ɪ.kəl ˈprɪz.ən.ər/ us   /pəˌlɪt̬.ə.kəl ˈprɪz.ən.ɚ/
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political prisonernoun [C]

us   /pəˈlɪt̬·ɪ·kəl ˈprɪz·ə·nər/
a person who has been put in prison for criticizing the government
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Translations of “political prisoner”
in Chinese (Simplified) 政治犯…
in Turkish siyasî tutuklu…
in Russian политический заключенный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 政治犯…
in Polish więzień polityczny…
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