Noun(1) a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment(2) a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement
(1) prison sentence(2) In some cases the prison regime may be a contributory factor in a prisoner's decision to end his own life.(3) he died in prison(4) In rare cases a life sentence may mean life in prison , but such cases are very rare.(5) she spent three years in prison(6) does prison work?(7) both men were sent to prison(8) I was told that Mr Young is in prison in the USA awaiting trial on charges of fraud.(9) Gansler added that Tyson should still be in prison for the crimes he has committed.(10) prison life(11) It can only review the cases of prisoners serving a prison sentence of eight years or more.(12) Relatively more mentally ill people end up in prisons as the prison population diminishes.(13) These homes are built for children whose parents are in prison serving life sentences!(14) He was currently in prison on remand pending trial for conspiracy to murder.(15) And it would not even be necessary for the suspect to commit a crime for them to face a prison sentence.(16) he was released from prison
(1) in prison :: in die tronk
1. jail ::
2. lockup ::
3. penal institution ::
4. detention center ::
5. jailhouse ::
6. penitentiary ::
7. correctional facility ::
8. supermax ::
9. clink ::
10. slammer ::
11. hoosegow ::
12. big house ::
13. stir ::
14. jug ::
15. brig ::
16. can ::
17. pen ::
19. skookum house ::
20. pokey ::
21. slam ::
22. be inside ::
23. be behind bars ::
24. do time ::
Different Formsprison, prisoner, prisoners, prisons
Word Example from TV Shows
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You're not going to PRISON.
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 20
How nice. Maybe they can carpool
when they visit you in federal PRISON.
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 8
Look, just figure it out, all right?
And you've just dodged PRISON.
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 9
And I ended up in PRISON.
Locked up, like my whole fucking life.
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 4
Prison or worse.
And I'd be right alongside you.
Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 12
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: prison
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