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prison

noun uk   /ˈprɪz.ən/ us  
B1 [C or U] a building where criminals are forced to live as a punishment: Conditions in the prison are said to be appalling. He's spent a lot of time in prison. She went to/was sent to prison for six months. It was a maximum-security prison (= intended to be especially difficult to escape from). They should put him in prison and throw away the key! a prison cell/sentence/warder
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[U] the system of keeping people in prisons: the prison service Do you think prison works? Prison (= the time he had spent in prison) hadn't changed him at all. [C] a situation or relationship from which it is difficult to escape: She felt that her marriage had become a prison.
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Traducciones de “prison”
en coreano 감옥…
en árabe سِجْن…
en francés prison…
en turco hapishane, mahpushane…
en italiano prigione…
en chino (tradicionál) 監獄, 監禁,關押, 關押制度…
en ruso тюрьма…
en polaco więzienie…
en español prisión, cárcel…
en portugués prisão, cadeia…
en alemán das Gefängnis…
en catalán presó…
en japonés 刑務所, 拘置所…
en chino (simplificado) 监狱, 监禁,关押, 关押制度…
(Definition of prison from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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