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See also: jail break
an escape from prison
- To escape from prison.
- (transitive) To modify the firmware of an electronic device, especially a mobile phone, in order to remove restrictions that prevent it from running unofficial software by using a USB or computer
- The inflected forms of jailbreak are very rare for the sense "escape from prison".
jailbreak m (plural jailbreaks)