What is another word for prison cell?

Pronunciation: [pɹˈɪzən sˈɛl] (IPA)

A prison cell is a small and confined space, typically used to hold inmates. Some synonyms for a prison cell include jail cell, detention cell, holding cell, correctional cell, or confinement cell. A jail cell is a term commonly used for a prison cell, as it is the most basic form of a detention area in a prison or jail. A detention cell, on the other hand, is often used for temporary holding before transfer to a different facility. A holding cell may be used for a brief period for individuals accused of a crime. A correctional cell is specifically used for individuals in corrective facilities, whereas a confinement cell is used for secure confinement.

Synonyms for Prison cell:

  • n.

    cell jail cell
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