Translation of prison in Spanish:

prison

prisión, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈprɪz(ə)n//ˈprɪzən/

noun

  • 1

    (jail)
    prisión feminine
    cárcel feminine
    (system/reform) (before noun) carcelario
    (system/reform) (before noun) penitenciario
    (yard) de la prisión
    she's in prison está presa
    • he was sent to prison for ... lo encarcelaron / lo metieron preso por ...
    • her accomplice went to prison for five years su cómplice fue condenado a cinco años de prisión
    • he was released from prison fue puesto en libertad
    • prison guard / warder celadora
    • prison population reclusos
    • prison staff personal penitenciario
    • prison visitor visitante de la cárcel
    • In some cases the prison regime may be a contributory factor in a prisoner's decision to end his own life.
    • They are in prison surrounded by people, but prisons are the loneliest places on earth.
    • Texas, the leader in prisons and capital punishment nationwide, had 534,260 on parole or probation.
    • Prisoners in high security prisons are (given the risks they pose in general) routinely subject to strip searches.
    • I was told that Mr Young is in prison in the USA awaiting trial on charges of fraud.
    • These homes are built for children whose parents are in prison serving life sentences!
    • She had earlier spent several months in the prison on remand while awaiting trial.
    • It was at the forefront of opposing capital punishment and demanding prison reform.
    • The significance of this duty to those detained in prison, not least where prisons are crowded and prisoners often dangerous, is obvious.
    • The number of people serving life sentences in British prisons, revealed by the Prison Reform Trust.
    • I had been in local prisons, but then I landed up in prison far away from my own home.
    • Relatively more mentally ill people end up in prisons as the prison population diminishes.
    • The prisoners are in prison because they are presumed to have been properly convicted.
    • It can only review the cases of prisoners serving a prison sentence of eight years or more.
    • In rare cases a life sentence may mean life in prison, but such cases are very rare.
    • He was currently in prison on remand pending trial for conspiracy to murder.
    • Gansler added that Tyson should still be in prison for the crimes he has committed.
    • People who have been in prison and who visit prisons will be with us.
    • And it would not even be necessary for the suspect to commit a crime for them to face a prison sentence.
    • We have all heard the stories about what prisons are like, I don't believe in prison being a totally horrific place, but I do think it has to be a bit more of a deterrent.
  • 2

    (imprisonment)
    prisión feminine
    cárcel feminine
    after 15 years of prison después de 15 años de prisión / de cárcel
    • before noun prison sentence / term pena de prisión