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prisoners

noun
plural of prisoner

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one that has been taken and held in confinement
  • the prisoners were fed only bread and water twice a day

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“Prisoners.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prisoners. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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