preso
masculine noun
1. (general) 
a. prisoner 
Al preso le dieron una condena a perpetuidad.The prisoner received a life sentence.
adjective
2. (jailed) 
a. imprisoned 
El hombre preso pasaba sus días leyendo.The imprisoned man spent his days reading.
preso
adjective
1. (general) 
a. imprisoned 
Noun
2. (general) 
a. prisoner 
preso políticopolitical prisoner
preso preventivoremand prisoner
presoa presa
adjective
llevar preso a algn to take sb prisoner; estuvo preso durante tres años he was in prison for three years; la cárcel donde estuvo preso the prison where he served his sentence; estar preso del pánico to be panic-stricken
preso por mil, preso por mil quinientos (España) in for a penny, in for a pound
(prisionero) prisoner
preso/a común ordinary prisoner
preso/a de conciencia prisoner of conscience
preso/a de confianza trusty
preso/a político/a political prisoner
preso/a preventivo/a remand prisoner
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