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jailnoun [C or U]

UK old-fashioned gaol uk   /dʒeɪl/ us   /dʒeɪl/
B1 a place where criminals are kept to punish them for their crimes, or where people accused of crimes are kept while waiting for their trials: 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 for fraud. They don't throw anyone in jail for parking illegally, but they will tow your car and charge you a fine.

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jailverb [T often passive]

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

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jailnoun [C/U]

us   /dʒeɪl/
a place where criminals are kept as a punishment for their crimes 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.
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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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