Translation of prison in Spanish:
- 1 countable (jail) she's in prisonestá presahe was sent to prison for …
está en la cárcello encarcelaron or lo metieron preso por …her accomplice went to prison for five yearssu cómplice fue condenado a cinco años de prisiónhe was released from prisonfue puesto en libertad
fue excarcelado [formal](yard)prison guard o (British English) warder
de la prisiónguardia (masculine or feminine)prison population
celador, (-dora) (masculine, feminine)reclusos (masculine plural)prison staff
población (feminine) penitenciariapersonal (masculine) penitenciarioprison visitorvisitante (masculine or feminine) de la cárcelExample sentences
- The significance of this duty to those detained in prison, not least where prisons are crowded and prisoners often dangerous, is obvious.
- I was told that Mr Young is in prison in the USA awaiting trial on charges of fraud.
- People who have been in prison and who visit prisons will be with us.
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