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jail·break

 (jāl′brāk′)
n.
An escape from jail.
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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
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jail•break

(ˈdʒeɪlˌbreɪk)

n.
an escape from prison, esp. by forcible means.
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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"
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Translations
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jailbreak

[ˈdʒeɪlbreɪk] Nfuga f, evasión f (de la cárcel)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

jailbreak

[ˈdʒeɪlbreɪk] névasion f (de prison)jail cell ncellule f de prison
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

jailbreak

[ˈdʒeɪlˌbreɪk] nevasione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
Additionally, those jailbroken on iOS 11 could not buy any tweaks from the Cydia Store anyway.
Summary: California [United States], October 9 (ANI): In one-of-a-kind selling of pirated gaming console, Sony has sued a California man for selling jailbroken PS4s on eBay and on his own site.
Users with a jailbroken device can change the user interface, install tweaks and other changes that would otherwise not be available and download apps from third-party app makers that are not available through Apple's official App Store.
TEHRAN (FNA)- It turns out that iOS 11 has already been jailbroken, and the latest developer beta can be hacked to run unsupported apps on it.
Pangu, a Chinese research team, has already jailbroken iOS
A jailbroken iOS device can still use Apple's iTunes and App Store.
Cydia is a software application for iOS that enables a user to find and install software packages (including apps, interface customizations, and system extensions) on a jailbroken iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.
The PS3 system was also jailbroken, with the team managing to overwrite the bootup NOR flash, providing complete control.
After their investigation, Citizen Lab were able to determine that the links would have lead to a chain of zero-day exploits which would have remotely jailbroken Mansoor's iPhone 6 and installed spyware.
Like the Evad3rs before them, Pangu is reminding jailbreak fans that any patch or update from Apple will surely jeopardize their jailbroken iPhones or iPads or worst - lock them out from future jailbreak editions.
Apple also tends to quickly fix vulnerabilities that allow a device to be jailbroken.