- 1 (edificio) prison, jail, penitentiary (inglés norteamericano/American English)
- 2 (pena) imprisonment fue condenado a seis años de prisión he was sentenced to six years' imprisonment o/or six years in prison, he was given a six-year prison sentence
- preventive detention el juez decretó la prisión preventiva or provisional the judge ordered him to be remanded in custody está detenido en régimen de prisión preventiva or provisional he is being held in preventive detention, he is in custody awaiting trial, he is being held on remand (inglés británico/British English)
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The variety of catalán spoken in the Balearic Islands is called mallorquín. Some people regard it as a separate language from Catalan, which enjoys official status, but it is not officially recognized as such.