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Adam spent 3 years in jail for drug possession.
She's been sent to jail for murder.
He was stealing again, two months after getting out of jail.
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the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
the light outside that you see during the day
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of jail from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.