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prison
British English: /ˈprɪz(ə)n/
American English: /ˈprɪzən/

Translation of prison in French:

noun

  • 1 (place) to be in prison
    être en prison
    to go to prison
    aller en prison
    to send somebody to prison
    envoyer quelqu'un en prison
    he sent them to prison for 12 years
    il les a condamnés à 12 ans de prison
    to put somebody in prison
    emprisonner quelqu'un
    to have been in prison
    avoir fait de la prison
    her house felt like a prison
    elle se sentait prisonnière entre ses quatre murs
    before n (death, life, suicide)
    en prison
    (administration, regulation)
    (population, reform)
    (cell, governor, yard)
    de prison
    (chapel, kitchen)
    de la prison
    (conditions)
    de détention

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