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Meaning of “political prisoner” - Learner’s Dictionary

political prisoner

noun [C]    
someone who is in prison because their political activities or opinions oppose the governmentPeople held in prison
Translations of “political prisoner”
in Chinese (Traditional) 政治犯…
in Russian политический заключенный…
in Turkish siyasî tutuklu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 政治犯…
in Polish więzień polityczny…
(Definition of political prisoner from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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