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Definition of Prisoner

Prisoner

  1. One who is confined in a prison.
  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.

Prisoner Quotations

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
Lewis B. Smedes

The past is a great place and I don't want to erase it or to regret it, but I don't want to be its prisoner either.
Mick Jagger

Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment: 'It is not adversity that kills, but the impatience with which we bear adversity.
James Keller

Only free men can negotiate. A prisoner cannot enter into contracts.
Nelson Mandela

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
Edward R. Murrow
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Prisoner Translations

prisoner in Dutch is gevangene
prisoner in Italian is detenuto
prisoner in Portuguese is prisioneiro
prisoner in Spanish is prisionero