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1. A camp where persons are confined, usually without hearings and typically under harsh conditions, often as a result of their membership in a group the government has identified as suspect.
2. A place or situation characterized by extremely harsh conditions.
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a guarded prison camp in which nonmilitary prisoners are held, esp one of those in Nazi Germany in which millions were exterminated
a guarded compound for the confinement of political prisoners, minorities, etc., esp. those established by the Nazis for the internment and persecution of prisoners.
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|Noun||1.||concentration camp - a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions)|
camp - a penal institution (often for forced labor); "China has many camps for political prisoners"
death camp - a concentration camp where prisoners are likely to die or be killed
|2.||concentration camp - a situation characterized by crowding and extremely harsh conditions|