prisión

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Spanish prisión.

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prisión f (plural prisiones)

  1. prison (place of long-term confinement for those convicted of serious crimes)

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Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned borrowing from Latin prehensiōnem, singular accusative of prehensiō[1]. Cf. French prison, Portuguese prisão. Doublet of prensión.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɾiˈsjon/, [pɾiˈsjõn]
  • Hyphenation: pri‧sión

Noun[edit]

prisión f (plural prisiones)

  1. prison (a place or institution of confinement, especially of long-term confinement for those convicted of serious crimes or otherwise considered undesirable by the government)
    Synonyms: cárcel, penitenciaría, penal, CERESO, Cereso (Mexico)

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