Definition of 'prison officer'
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A stream of prison officers from other jails arrived at Birmingham during the day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A stream of prison officers from other jails arrived at Birmingham during the day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The lag recognised him as a former prison officer. The Sun (2008)The former prison officer is a huge fan of her local football team. The Sun (2014)But prison officers say a large number of claims come from devious cons in overcrowded cells. The Sun (2016)A former prison officer has been arrested in connection with the investigation into alleged corrupt payments to public officials. Times, Sunday Times (2013)More than half the prison officers and former prisoners questioned said that staff were responsible for smuggling - the fourth most commonly mentioned route. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One senior prison officer said: 'He likes being back in his own country. The Sun (2013)About a dozen prison officers, themselves former army men, have given the project their blessing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Too often, he says, the prison officers turn a blind eye to bullying. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Meanwhile, two prison officers from Rochester jail clearly thought it was important to have a kip at work. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Two other female nurses and a male prison officer were jailed for between 15 and 21 months for helping to cover up the relationship. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'prison officer'
British English: prison officer /ˈprɪzn ˈɒfɪsə/ NOUN
A prison officer is someone who works as a guard at a prison.
- American English: corrections officer
- Arabic: ضَابِطُ سِجْن
- Brazilian Portuguese: carcereiro
- Chinese: 狱卒
- Croatian: zatvorski čuvar
- Czech: dozorce vězení
- Danish: fængselsbetjent
- Dutch: gevangenisbewaker
- European Spanish: funcionario de prisiones
- Finnish: vanginvartija
- French: gardien de prison
- German: Gefängniswärter
- Greek: υπάλληλος σωφρωνιστικού καταστήματος
- Italian: guardia carceraria
- Japanese: 看守
- Korean: 교도관
- Norwegian: fengselsbetjent
- Polish: pracownik więzienny
- European Portuguese: carcereiro
- Romanian: gardian
- Russian: тюремщик
- Spanish: funcionario de prisiones
- Swedish: fångvaktare
- Thai: เจ้าหน้าที่เรือนจำ
- Turkish: hapishane görevlisi
- Ukrainian: наглядач у в'язниці
- Vietnamese: quản giáo
Definition of prison officer from the Collins English Dictionary
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