Prisoner

usgb/ˈprɪznər/Volume
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Legal OutcomePlay
‘Prisoner’ implies that the person has faced legal judgment and is serving time. SlideThe court declared her a prisoner after the verdict.
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Length of StayPlay
The term does not specify the length of imprisonment; it could be days or life. SlideAs a prisoner, his fate was uncertain.
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Not Always PhysicalPlay
Can refer to being controlled by emotions or situations, not just physically held. SlideHe's a prisoner to his own fears.