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jail·break

 (jāl′brāk′)
n.
An escape from jail.

jailbreak

(ˈdʒeɪlˌbreɪk)
n
Also: gaolbreak an escape from jail
vb
(Electronics) (tr) to adapt (an electronic device) so that it is able to use software that is not approved by the manufacturer

jail•break

(ˈdʒeɪlˌbreɪk)

n.
an escape from prison, esp. by forcible means.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jailbreak - an escape from jailjailbreak - an escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"
escape, flight - the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"
Translations
jailbreakjailbreaker

jailbreak

[ˈdʒeɪlbreɪk] Nfuga f, evasión f (de la cárcel)

jailbreak

[ˈdʒeɪlbreɪk] névasion f (de prison)jail cell ncellule f de prison

jailbreak

[ˈdʒeɪlˌbreɪk] nevasione f
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At the time, I said that Apple should still unofficially support iOS jailbreaks in the future, as they bring up some great ideas for the future of the mobile operating system.
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Prosecutors charge the attacks on police stations and the jailbreaks, in which Morsi and other political prisoners escaped, were a Muslim Brotherhood-led conspiracy aimed at sowing chaos during the 2011 revolt.
Morsi and 130 other defendants including Palestinian and Lebanese militants are charged with organising jailbreaks and attacking police stations during the 2011 revolt against strongman Hosni Mubarak.
On July 30 in one of the biggest jailbreaks in the history of Pakistan, militants helped 243 prisoners escape for the Dera Ismail Khan prison after killing 12 people including six policemen.
MANILA -- The government on Sunday scrambled to tighten security around the US Embassy in Manila and other potential targets for attacks following a global alert on Al Qaeda-linked jailbreaks in several countries.
iOS jailbreaks may come and go, but Apple continues to warn that hacking an iPhone and jailbreaking it, while not illegal, may void the device's service warranty.
Noting that corruption could be the reason for many jailbreaks in the provinces, Robredo said that all local jails should be placed under the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) which has highly-trained jail guards.
Being a tried and tested product already used by tens of thousands worldwide, Unlock iPhones' software now jailbreaks the latest iPhone 4 and the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS with ease.