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

Translation of prison in German:

noun

  • 1 (literal or figurative) attrib.
    Gefängnis-
    prison without bars
    offene [Vollzugs]anstalt
    stone walls do not a prison make [nor iron bars a cage]
    [proverb]
    die Gedanken sind frei
  • 2no pl., no art.
    (custody) Haft, die
    10 years' prison
    eine zehnjährige Gefängnisstrafe
    in prison
    im Gefängnis
    go to prison
    ins Gefängnis gehen od. [colloquial] wandern
    send somebody to prison
    jemanden ins Gefängnis schicken
    escape/be released from prison
    aus dem Gefängnis ausbrechen/entlassen werden
    put somebody in prison
    jemanden verhaften od. [colloquial] einsperren
    let somebody out of prison
    jemanden aus der Haft entlassen

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