There are 2 translations of jail in Spanish:

jail1

Pronunciation: /dʒeɪl/

n

  • cárcel (f), prisión (f) she's in jail está presa or en la cárcel he went to jail lo metieron preso (before n) jail sentence pena (f) de prisión
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    • Last year the number of inmates in the nation's prisons and jails reached nearly 1,932,000, a record number.
    • David Brown says the Royal Commission helped end the violence against prisoners which existed in some jails.
    • In February the United States reached a benchmark of 2 million individuals in its prisons and jails.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of jail in Spanish:

jail2

vt

  • encarcelar he was jailed for life lo condenaron a cadena perpetua she was jailed for theft la metieron presa por robo
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    • But they decided that, well for a start she's not likely to do it again, and that no useful purpose would be spent by jailing her.
    • As well as jailing him for three years, she also ordered he forfeit £165 he had with him when he was arrested, and that the heroin be destroyed.
    • As well as jailing him for eight weeks magistrates imposed another driving ban, which runs out at the same time as his current disqualification.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.