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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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Morsi, leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, has already been sentenced in three other cases, including the death penalty for a mass jail break during the 2011 uprising against former President Hosni Mubarak and a life sentence for spying on behalf of Palestinian group Hamas.
Mohammad Ghouri was involved in bomb blast at Paradeline mosque, Tahir was involved in Bannu jail break up and Alif Khan was accused of working for alien agencies.
The same group, Bajwa said, had planned and executed the Kamra base attack, attack on Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) base in Sukkur, Karachi Airport attack, Karachi jail break attempt and assassination of top Karachi policeman Chaudhry Aslam.
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When he was recaptured in 2014 after 13 years on the run following a previous jail break, the US Justice Department asked about the security of Altiplano jail but was assured that no one had ever escaped.
Prison breaks had also occurred in Afghanistan in the past, including a jail break in southern Kandahar province when hundreds of Taliban inmates escaped in 2011.
TEHRAN (FNA)- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is "deeply concerned" that former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and more than 90 other people were sentenced to death on Tuesday over a mass jail break during the country's 2011 uprising.