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prison guard


Definitions from WordNet

Noun prison guard has 1 sense
  1. prison guard, jailer, jailor, gaoler, screw, turnkey - someone who guards prisoners
    --1 is a kind of lawman, law officer, peace officer; keeper

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Prison Guard


A prison guard refers to an individual who works in a correctional facility and is responsible for the supervision and control of inmates.


  1. Noun: A person employed to maintain security and order within a prison.


  • Popular usage:
    • The prison guard patrolled the cell block to ensure the safety of both the inmates and the staff.
    • The prison guard confiscated the contraband from the prisoner during a routine search.
    • The prison guard restrained the unruly inmate to prevent any harm to themselves or others.
  • Local usage:
    • In rural areas, the prison guard often develops close relationships with the inmates due to the smaller and more intimate prison settings.
    • Local prison guards receive specialized training to handle unique challenges that may arise in their specific correctional facility.
    • The local community highly appreciates the role of prison guards in maintaining peace and security within the prison.

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