A prisoner, also known as an inmate or detainee, is a person who is deprived of liberty against their will. This can be by confinement, captivity, or by forcible restraint. The term applies particularly to those on trial or serving a prison sentence in a prison. ==English law== `Prisoner` is a legal term for a person who is imprisoned. In sectio.....Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prisoner
(from the article `prison`) As an aspect of human rights, the concept of prisoners` rights has been upheld by a number of international declarations and national constitutions. ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/p/115
- a person who is confinedFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=prisoner
• (n.) A person under arrest, or in custody, whether in prison or not; a person held in involuntary restraint; a captive; as, a prisoner at the bar of a court. • (n.) One who is confined in a prison.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/prisoner/
a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of warFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=prisoner
The first season of the television soap opera Prisoner (widely known as Prisoner: Cell Block H in the United States and the United Kingdom, and Caged Women in Canada) premiered on Network Ten on 27 February 1979 and consisted of 79 episodes, airing twice weekly, sometimes with two episodes airing on the same night from 8.30 pm. T...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prisoner_(season_1)
[ French prisonnier
One who is confined in a prison. Piers Plowman. 2.
A person under arrest, or in custody, whether in prison or not; a person held in involuntary restraint; a captive; as, a prisoner
at the bar of a court. Bouvier.
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One held in confinement against his will. Prisoners are of two kinds, those lawfully confined, and those unlawfully imprisoned. Lawful prisoners are either prisoners charged with crimes, or for a civil liability. Those charged with crimes are either persons accused and not tried, and these are considered innocent, and are therefore entitled to ...Found on http://www.lectlaw.com/def2/p162.htm
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