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Jail

Spanish
English

jail
N

cárcel
NF
jail
N
US/UK

jail
N
US UK

jail
N

jail
N
US/UK

NM
cárcel





to throw into jail
V





to jail
V

rejear
V
to put in jail
V

pertaining to jail
ADJ

pertaining to jail
ADJ

encarcelar
V
to toss in jail
Informal, US/UK

to be in jail
US/UK

to be in jail
US/UK

to be in jail
US/UK

chirona
NF
N
jail

chirona
NF
N
jail

cárcel
NF
hoosegow
N
informal, jail


N
US/UK

jailer
N
US/UK

jailer
N
US/UK

carcelera
NF
jailer
N
US/UK

carcelero
NM
jailer
N
US/UK

N
Informal

jailbird
N
Informal

preso
NM
jailbird
N
Informal

reincidente
presidiario
jailbird

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English Definitions

jail
N
a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
jail
V
lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
jail bird
N
a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly
jail cell
N
a room where a prisoner is kept
N
the use of force to liberate prisoners
jailbird
N
a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly
N
an escape from jail
being in captivity
jailer
N
someone who guards prisoners
N
a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
N
someone who guards prisoners
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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