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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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

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 mandíbula
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jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.