Prison

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A prison is a building.

Peolple are locked inside a prison. They are not allowed to come out.

They have to stay there, for a certain time.


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Words with same meanings[edit]

penitentiary

jail

correctional facility


Detailed explanation[edit]

A person does a crime.

For example:

  • a person robs a bank
  • a person kills somebody
  • a person does something against the law


The person has to go to the court.

The court sends them to prison.


A prison is one or more buildings.

The building has high walls all around it.

The windows are barred.

Entrance and exit are locked.

And protected by guards.


There are different kinds of prisons.

  • prisons for men
  • prisons for women
  • prisons for young people

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