Prison

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Definition

a prison: a jail, a place where criminals are kept as a punishment
noun
to go to prison to be arrested and locked up
a prison sentence a period of time spent in prison

Examples

  • "It will take place on Alcatraz Island, at the infamous prison."
  • "He says that it reminds him of his youth in an Uzbekh clown prison, but did not elaborate."
  • "Bruno will be 'captured' by some fake policemen, mildly beaten and then taken to the prison in a boat."
  • "The unit is available now, previous tenant in prison"
  • "And I thank God that I am a woman and you are a boy, and not the other way round, otherwise I would be in prison."
  • "Looks like you've managed to escape prison one more time!"
  • "After being kept in solitary confinement for two hours, he will be released only to discover staff and friends dressed as prisoners, and the festivities will begin in the old prison canteen!"
  • "I ain't going back to prison, you'll see!"

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