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prison / cárcel
 
prison   [ˈprɪzn]
A. -noun
1. (=place)   cárcel (f),   prisiónoun (f)
a. to [be] in prison =   estar en la cárcel,   estar en prisiónoun
b. to [go] to prison for five years
(=be sentenced)   ser condenado a cinco años de cárcel or prisiónoun
(=be imprisoned)   pasar cinco años en la cárcel or en prisiónoun
c. to [put] somebody in prison =   encarcelar a somebody, someone
d. to [release] somebody from prison =   poner a somebody, someone en libertad,   excarcelar a somebody, someone formal usage
e. to [send] somebody to prison
(=imprison)   encarcelar a somebody, someone
·to send somebody to prison for two years
(=sentence)   condenar a somebody, someone a dos años de prisiónoun
open  
2. (=imprisonment)   prisiónoun (f),   cárcel (f)
·are there alternatives to prison?
·¿existen alternativas a la prisiónoun or cárcel?
B. -compound
·prison break   -noun   fuga (f) (de la cárcel)
·prison camp   -noun   campamento (m) para prisioneros
·prison cell   -noun   celda (f) de la cárcel or prisiónoun
·prison governor   -noun   director (m) / directoa (f)
·prison life   -noun   vida (f) en la cárcel
·prison officer   -noun   carcelero (m) / carcelera (f)
·prison population   -noun   nounúmero (m) de reclusos
·prison riot   -noun   motínoun (m) carcelario
·prison sentence   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   condena (f)
serve  
·the prison service   -noun   los servicios penitenciarios
·prison system   -noun   sistema (m) penitenciario
·prison term   -noun
(United States)   prison sentence
·prison van   -noun   coche (m) celular
·prison visitor   -noun   visitante masculine and feminine de la prisiónoun
·prison warden   -noun
(United States)   prison governor
·prison yard   -noun   patio (m) de (la) cárcel
 
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