minimum security prison


: a prison in which prisoners are allowed more freedom than in most other prisons because they are not considered dangerous or likely to escape

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Recent Examples on the Web Last year, four prisoners escaped from a minimum security prison in Hopewell, Virginia. Cara Tabachnick, CBS News, 31 May 2023

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“Minimum security prison.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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