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Synonyms for prison
ˈprɪz ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prison, prison house(noun)

    a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment

    Synonyms:
    prison house

  2. prison, prison house(noun)

    a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement

    Synonyms:
    prison house

Wiktionary

  1. prison(verb)

    to imprison

    Synonyms:
    imprisonment, bridewell

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prison(n.)

    Synonyms:
    jail, penitentiary, bridewell, workhouse, house of correction, DUNGEON

How to pronounce prison?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say prison in sign language?

  1. prison

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