Translation of "prisoner" - English-Russian dictionary


noun uk us /ˈprɪzər/

B1 [ C ] someone who is being kept in prison as a punishment, or because they have been caught by an enemy

заключенный, военнопленный
hold/keep/take sb prisoner

to catch someone and guard them so that they cannot escape

держать кого-либо в заключении/брать кого-либо в плен → See also political prisoner

(Translation of “prisoner” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)