HyperDic: prison_term

English > 1 sense of the expression prison term:
NOUNtimeprison term, sentence, timethe period of time a prisoner is imprisoned
English > prison term: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningThe period of time a prisoner is imprisoned.
Example"he served a prison term of 15 months"
Synonymssentence, time
Narrowerhard timeA term served in a maximum security prison
life sentence, lifeA prison term lasting / lasting as long as the prisoner lives
BroadertermA limited period of time
Spanishcondena, tiempo

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