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political prisoner

Definition of political prisoner

  1. :  a person put in prison because of his or her political beliefs



Word by Word Definitions

politicalplay
  1. :  of or relating to government, a government, or the conduct of government

    :  of, relating to, or concerned with the making as distinguished from the administration of governmental policy

    :  of, relating to, involving, or involved in politics and especially party politics

prisonerplay
  1. :  a person deprived of liberty and kept under involuntary restraint, confinement, or custody

    :  one on trial or in prison

    :  someone restrained as if in prison


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