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Spending time in prison

captive

adjective

kept as a prisoner

captivity

noun

a situation in which a person is being kept as a prisoner

condemned

adjective

a condemned prisoner is waiting to be killed for their crime

custodial

adjective

relating to putting or keeping someone in prison

custody

noun

a situation in which someone is kept in prison until they go to court for trial

detention

noun

the state of being kept in a police station or prison and not being allowed to leave

go down

to go to prison

inside

adjective, adverb, preposition

spending time in a prison

internment

noun

the period of time that someone spends interned in a prison

preventive detention

noun

a situation in which someone is kept in prison in order to prevent them from committing more crimes, rather than as a punishment

serve

verb

to spend time in prison

stretch

noun

a period of time spent in prison

term

noun

the period of time that someone must spend in prison

incarceration

noun

behind bars

in prison

do time

to be in prison

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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