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English definition of “prisoner”


noun     /ˈprɪzər/
B1 [C] someone who is being kept in prison as a punishment , or because they have been caught by an enemy People held in prison
hold/keep/take sb prisoner to catch someone and guard them so that they cannot escape → See also political prisonerPutting people in prison
(Definition of prisoner noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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