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political prisoner Syllabification: po·lit·i·cal pris·on·er
Pronunciation: /pəˈlidəkəl ˈpriznər/ /ˈpriznər/

Definition of political prisoner in English:


A person imprisoned for their political beliefs or actions.
Example sentences
  • Amnesty International estimates that 1,500 political prisoners remain in Burmese jails.
  • Eleven political prisoners at Kalutara prison wrote to the SEP seeking its intervention on their behalf.
  • A Croation prison camp may be reopened as a fantasy prison camp for wannabe political prisoners.
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