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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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He remained in detention in Bannu jail for seven years over charges of kidnapping for ransom but managed to escape during Bannu jail break on April 14, 2012.
The Cairo criminal court sentenced Morsi to death over a mass jail break during the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak as well as life imprisonment for giving state secrets to Qatar.
APS Peshawar attack of 16 December 2014; Marriot Islamabad terrorist attack, September 2008; Parade Lane terrorist attack, December 2009; Attack on ISI office Multan, December 2009; Bannu Jail Break, April 2012; Terrorist attack on SSP Chaudhary Aslam, January 2014; Karachi Airport attack, June 2014; and terrorist attack on Amjad Sabri, June 2016.
Meanwhile, at least eight police officers were relieved from Bacoor after the jail break.
Summary: Hong Kong [China], Feb.23 (ANI): Ramanjit Singh alias 'Romi, the main conspirator in the November 2016 infamous Nabha Jail break case in Patiala District of Punjab, has been arrested by Chinese law enforcement agencies and Hong Kong Police.
As many as twelve police personnel, including the jail superintendent and deputy jail superintendent, were arrested at the behest of Sindh law and prisons minister after the jail break.
In the aftermath of the jail break, several high-ranking security officials in Ismailia were dismissed or transferred to different positions, including the governorate chief of security and his deputy.
TWO inmates took advantage of staff shortages to stage an audacious jail break, it was claimed last night.
At around 3 am, the top brass of Bhopal police, IG Yogesh Chaudhry, SSP Raman Singh Sikarwar and SP North Arvind Saxena received information that a jail break had taken place.