cárcel

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See 'cárcel' in the Legal dictionary.
Inflexiones de 'cárcel' (n): fpl: cárceles

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Principal Translations
cárcel nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (prisión, presidio, penal)  (large, long-term)prison, penitentiary nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (local, temporary, US)jail, lockup nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (UK)gaol nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (minors)reformatory nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Condenaron al ladrón a diez años de cárcel.
 They sentenced the thief to ten years in prison.
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Compound Forms:
cárcel | CÁRCEL
cárcel de oro nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). figurado (lujo sin libertad)luxury prison nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  gilded cage nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Su marido la rodea de lujo pero no le da libertad, la tiene en una cárcel de oro.
 Your husband is surrounded by luxury but not freedom, they have him in a luxury prison.
ir a dar con los huesos en la cárcel exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). coloquial (ir a prisión)end up in jail exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
pudrirse en la cárcel loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (estar preso)rot in prison viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
   (US)rot in jail viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
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