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maximum-security

[mak-suh-muh m-si-kyoo r-i-tee] /ˈmæk sə məm sɪˈkyʊər ɪ ti/
adjective, (of a correctional facility)
1.
designed for or housing prisoners regarded as being very dangerous to society.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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  • And new solitary-confinement units were established within nearly all of our ordinary maximum-security prisons.
  • maximum-security confinement may be pushing already unstable criminals.

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