Translation of "prisoner" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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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. 犯人們爬上監獄屋頂對監獄裡的條件環境表示抗議。
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. 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。

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(Translation of “prisoner” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)