prisoner translate to Traditional Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "prisoner" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [C]
/ˈprɪz.ən.ər/ US  //
a person who is kept in prison as a punishment
Prisoners climbed onto the prison roof to protest at the conditions inside the prison.
→  See also political prisoner People held in prison
hold/keep/take sb prisoner to catch someone and guard them so that they cannot escape
Of 10 000 troops, 7000 were killed, wounded or taken prisoner.
The pilot and several passengers were held prisoner by the gunmen for 57 hours.
Putting people in prison
Translations of “prisoner”
in Korean 죄수, 수감자…
in Arabic سَجين…
in Portuguese prisioneiro, -a, presidiário…
in Catalan presoner, -a…
in Japanese 囚人, 捕虜…
in Italian prigioniero, -a…
in Russian заключенный, военнопленный…
in Turkish mahkûm, hükümlü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犯人,囚犯…
in Polish więzień, więźniarka…
(Definition of prisoner from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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