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“political prisoner” in British English

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political prisonernoun [ C ]

uk /pəˌlɪt.ɪ.kəl ˈprɪz.ən.ər/ us /pəˌlɪt̬.ə.kəl ˈprɪz.ən.ɚ/

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political prisonernoun [ C ]

us /pəˈlɪt̬·ɪ·kəl ˈprɪz·ə·nər/

a person who has been put in prison for criticizing the government

(Definition of “political prisoner” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)