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Definition 1: the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned - [noun denoting time]

Samples where prison term or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he served a prison term of 15 months
  • his sentence was 5 to 10 years
  • he is doing time in the county jail

Synonyms for prison term in the sense of this definition

(prison term is a kind of ...) a limited period of time

"a prison term" "he left school before the end of term"

(... is a kind of prison term ) a term served in a maximum security prison

(... is a kind of prison term ) a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives

"he got life for killing the guard"

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