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Prison (IPA: /ˈpɹɪzən/)


Prison (n.)

A place where persons are confined, or restrained of personal liberty; hence, a place or state o/ confinement, restraint, or safe custody.

Prison (n.)

Specifically, a building for the safe custody or confinement of criminals and others committed by lawful authority.

Prison (v. t.)

To imprison; to shut up in, or as in, a prison; to confine; to restrain from liberty.

Prison (v. t.)

To bind (together); to enchain.

Prison

Place in which people legally are physically confined and usually deprived of a range of personal freedoms

Prison

1949 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman

Prison

1988 horror film directed by Renny Harlin

Prison

Painting by Tatiana Glebova

Prison

1962 film directed by Robert Lapoujade

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [L]'âme, prison du corps." - Michel Foucault

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [to Lou] I knew I hated you for a reason, I'm gonna tell everyone in prison I went back in time to kill my own father!" - Hot Tub Time Machine

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And a bird-cage, sir, said Sam. Veels vithin veels, a prison in a prison."" - Prison

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And, for thou wast a spirit too delicate To act her earthy and abhorr'd commands, Refusing her grand hests, she did confine thee, By help of her more potent ministers And in her most unmitigable rage, Into a cloven pine; within which rift Imprison'd thou didst painfully remain A dozen years; within which space she died And left thee there; where thou didst vent thy groans As fast as mill-wheels strike." - Prison

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As if a wheel had been in the midst of a wheel." - Prison


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