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Noun
A building in which people are legally held as a punishment for a crime they have committed or while awaiting trial
“These homes are built for children whose parents are in prison serving life sentences!”
Noun
The action of confining or state of being confined
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Noun
A device or enclosure designed to physically catch animals or persons
Adjective
Providing punishment by incarceration
Verb
To imprison, confine or incarcerate someone
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“The cold and bitter wind raged over the prison island, the morning sky black with swarms of mist and fog.”
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