how to pronounce prisoner

/ˈpɹɪz.ən.əɹ/

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prisoner is pronounced in three syllables

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pɹɪzənəɹ

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An example use of prisoner in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… new life as a prisoner in his own home …”

meaning of prisoner

A prisoner is someone who is held in a place of detention or confinement.

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