Translation of prisión in English:

prisión

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  • 2 (pena) imprisonment fue condenado a seis años de prisión he was sentenced to six years' imprisonment o six years in prison, he was given a six-year prison sentence

    Compounds

    prisión mayor

    • long-term prison sentence (6 to 12 years)

    prisión menor

    • medium-term prison sentence (6 months to 6 years)

    prisión preventiva or provisional

    • 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 (BrE)
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