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prisoner

US [ˈprɪz(ə)nər]
UK [ˈprɪz(ə)nə(r)]
  • n.囚犯;犯人;俘虏;战俘
  • Web囚徒;阶下囚;囚犯的
Plural Form:prisoners  
prisoner
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n.
1.
囚犯;犯人;羁押候审者a person who is kept in prison as a punishment, or while they are waiting for trial
The number of prisoners serving life sentences has fallen.
被判无期徒刑的囚犯数目下降了。
They are demanding the release of all political prisoners .
他们正在要求释放所有的政治犯。
2.
被(敌人等)关起来的人;俘虏;战俘a person who has been captured, for example by an enemy, and is being kept somewhere
He was taken prisoner by rebel soldiers.
他被叛军俘虏了。
They are holding her prisoner and demanding a large ransom.
他们把她劫持了,并索要巨额赎金。
She is afraid to go out and has become a virtual prisoner in her own home.
她不敢出门,实际上已成了关在家中的囚犯。

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