gaolbreak
gaolbreak \gaolbreak\ n. an escape from jail; same as {jailbreak}. [Chiefly Brit.]

Syn: break, breakout, jailbreak, prisonbreak, prison-breaking. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • gaolbreak — /ˈdʒeɪlbreɪk/ (say jaylbrayk) noun → jailbreak …   Australian English dictionary

  • gaolbreak — noun an escape from jail the breakout was carefully planned • Syn: ↑break, ↑breakout, ↑jailbreak, ↑prisonbreak, ↑prison breaking • Derivationally related forms: ↑break out ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • jailbreak — n. an escape from jail; as, five prisoners escaped in a coordinated {jailbreak}. Syn: break, breakout, gaolbreak, prisonbreak, prison breaking. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jailbreak — jail|break also gaolbreak BrE [ˈdʒeılbreık] n an escape or an attempt to escape from prison, especially by several people …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jailbreak — also gaolbreak BrE noun (C) an escape or an attempt to escape from prison, especially by several people …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • jailbreak — /ˈdʒeɪlbreɪk/ (say jaylbrayk) noun 1. an escape from prison by means of force. 2. an instance of jailbreaking (def. 3). –verb (t) (jailbroke, jailbroken, jailbreaking) 3. to remove the restrictions placed by Apple on devices running on their… …   Australian English dictionary

  • breakout — noun an escape from jail the breakout was carefully planned • Syn: ↑break, ↑jailbreak, ↑gaolbreak, ↑prisonbreak, ↑prison breaking • Derivationally related forms: ↑break out, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • jailbreak — n. (also gaolbreak) an escape from jail …   Useful english dictionary

  • prison-breaking — noun an escape from jail the breakout was carefully planned • Syn: ↑break, ↑breakout, ↑jailbreak, ↑gaolbreak, ↑prisonbreak • Derivationally related forms: ↑break out ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • prisonbreak — noun an escape from jail the breakout was carefully planned • Syn: ↑break, ↑breakout, ↑jailbreak, ↑gaolbreak, ↑prison breaking • Derivationally related forms: ↑break out ( …   Useful english dictionary

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