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prisoner

noun [C]     /ˈprɪz.ən.ər/ US  //
a person who is kept in prison as a punishment 犯人,囚犯 Prisoners climbed onto the prison roof to protest at the conditions inside the prison. 犯人們爬上監獄屋頂對監獄裡的條件環境表示抗議。 →  See also political prisoner People held in prison
hold/keep/take sb prisoner
to catch someone and guard them so that they cannot escape 監禁,拘押(某人) Of 10 000 troops, 7000 were killed, wounded or taken prisoner. 1萬人的軍隊中,有7000人陣亡、受傷或被俘。 The pilot and several passengers were held prisoner by the gunmen for 57 hours. 飛行員和幾名乘客被持槍歹徒扣押了57個小時。 Putting people in prison
(Definition of prisoner from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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