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jailnoun [C or U]

(UK old-fashioned gaol) uk   us   /dʒeɪl/
B1 a ​place where ​criminals are ​kept to ​punish them for ​their crimes, or where ​peopleaccused of crimes are ​kept while ​waiting for ​theirtrials: the country's ​overcrowded jails a 13-year jail sentence/​term The ​financier was released from jail last ​week. They ​spent ten ​years in jail forfraud. They don't ​throw anyone in jail for ​parkingillegally, but they will ​towyourcar and ​charge you a ​fine.

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jailverb [T often passive]

(UK old-fashioned gaol) uk   us   /dʒeɪl/
to put someone in a jail: He was jailed for three ​years.

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(Definition of jail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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jailnoun [C/U]

 us   /dʒeɪl/
a ​place where ​criminals are ​kept as a ​punishment for ​theircrimes or while ​waiting for ​trial: [C] County jails are already ​overcrowded. [U] He was ​sentenced to six ​months in jail.
jail
verb [T]  us   /dʒeɪl/
He was jailed for three ​years.
(Definition of jail from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “jail”
en coreano 감옥…
en árabe سِجْن…
in Malaysian penjara…
en francés prison…
en ruso тюрьма…
en chino (tradicionál) 監獄, 看守所…
en italiano carcere, galera…
en turco hapishane, cezaevi…
en polaco więzienie…
en español cárcel, prisión…
in Vietnamese tù…
en portugués prisão, cadeia…
in Thai เรือนจำ…
en alemán das Gefängnis…
en catalán presó…
en japonés 拘置所…
en chino (simplificado) 监狱, 看守所…
in Indonesian penjara…
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