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Definition of condemned cell in English:
A prison cell in which a prisoner who has received a death sentence is kept.
- Ellis spent three weeks and three days in the condemned cell in Holloway Prison.
- When a distinguished prisoner escaped from the condemned cell, he accepted a bribe from a colleague to declare that the man had drowned.
- I hate to admit it but I feel almost afraid, as if I'm waiting in a condemned cell for the arrival of an executioner.
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