- 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)
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In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.