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Engelsk navneord: jail

1. jail (om genstand) a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)clink, gaol, jailhouse, pokey, poky, slammer


Mindre specifikke termercorrectional institution


Mere specifikke termerbastille, holding cell, hoosegow, hoosgow, house of correction, lockup, workhouse


Engelsk udsagnsord: jail

1. jail (om adfærd) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe suspects were imprisoned without trial.
The murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey want to jail the prisoners


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gaol, immure, imprison, incarcerate, jug, lag, put away, put behind bars, remand


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerconfine, detain


Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law









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