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Noun
A person legally committed to prison as a punishment for a crime or while awaiting trial
“The order is taken to be a warrant committing the prisoner into custody for the Corrective Services Act.”
Noun
One that has been taken and held in confinement
“Wartime hostages and concentration-camp prisoners.”
Noun
A person given as a pledge or security for the performance of the conditions of a treaty or stipulations of any kind, on the performance of which the person is to be released
Noun
In some legal systems, when one appeals a criminal case, one names the original court as defendant, but the state is the respondent
Noun
Especially, one who commits an offence or crime
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