Significado de “prisoner” - Diccionario inglés

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prisonernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈprɪz.ən.ər/ us /ˈprɪz.ən.ɚ/

B1 a person who is kept in prison as a punishment:

Prisoners climbed onto the prison roof to protest the conditions inside the prison.
hold/keep/take sb prisoner

C2 to catch and guard someone so that they cannot escape:

Of 10,000 troops, 7,000 were killed, wounded, or taken prisoner.
The pilot and several passengers were held prisoner by the gunmen for 57 hours.

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(Definición de prisoner de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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prisonernoun [ C ]

us /ˈprɪz·ə·nər, ˈprɪz·nər/

a person who is kept in prison as punishment

A prisoner is also someone who is under the control of someone else and not physically free:

Two security guards were held/taken prisoner during the robbery.

(Definición de prisoner de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)