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prison

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1 a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody
  • the ongoing debate whether drug users should go to prison

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2 the act of confining or the state of being confined
  • the view that prison does nothing to cure the criminal—if anything, it makes him worse

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The first known use of prison was in the 12th century

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“Prison.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prison. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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