the joint

noun

US slang
: prison
five years in the joint

Examples of the joint in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Further information was expected to be released in the joint press conference noon Tuesday at the Warren Police Department. Darcie Moran, Detroit Free Press, 2 July 2024 Tonya Drake has been promoted to executive vice president and general counsel, according to the joint statement. Natalie Neysa Alund, USA TODAY, 26 June 2024 Two more $1 billion payments should arrive in 2025 and 2026, with a $2 billion loan tied to the joint venture available in 2026. Kevin Purdy, Ars Technica, 26 June 2024 Rivian will license existing intellectual property rights to the joint venture, which is expected to launch during the last three months of this year. William Gavin, Quartz, 26 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for the joint 

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“The joint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20joint. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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