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noun [countable/uncountable] jail pronunciation in British English /dʒeɪl/ 
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  1. a place where people are put after they have been arrested, or where people go as punishment for a crime
    in jail:

    Adam spent 3 years in jail for drug possession.

    go/be sent to jail:

    She's been sent to jail for murder.

    get out of jail:

    He was stealing again, two months after getting out of jail.

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