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prisoner / detenido
prisoner   [ˈprɪznər]   -noun
1. (under arrest)   detenido (m) / detenida (f)   (in court)   acusado (m) / acusada (f)   (convicted)   preso (m) / presa (f),   reo (m) / rea (f)   (military)   prisionero (m) / prisionera (f)
a. prisoner of [conscience] =   preso (m) / presa (f)
b. to [hold] somebody prisoner =   detener a somebody, someone
c. to [keep] somebody (a) prisoner =   tener retenido a somebody, someone,   tener prisionero a somebody, someone
d. to [take] somebody prisoner =   tomar preso a somebody, someone,   hacer prisionero a somebody, someone
e. prisoner of [war] =   prisionero (m) / prisionera (f),   preso (m) / presa (f)
f. to take no prisoners   no andarse con miramientos,   ir a por todas
2. (figurative)   preso (m) / presa (f),   prisionero (m) / prisionera (f)
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