prisoner

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Singular
prisoner

Plural
prisoners

 
A prisoner being searched
  1. (countable) A prisoner is a person imprisoned, while on trial or serving a sentence.
    The prisoners were let out of their cells each afternoon so they could exercise.
  2. (countable) Any person held against his or her will is a prisoner.
    He kept his mother as a prisoner in her bedroom until she agreed to change her will.

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