minimum-security

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minimum-security

[min-uh-muhm-si-kyoor-i-tee]
adjective
(of a prison) designed for prisoners regarded as being less dangerous; having fewer restrictions.

Origin:
1960–65

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Conte: four months of house arrest, four months in a minimum-security facility.
Tells how he subsequently escaped from a minimum-security prison and was recaptured.
The state police have captured one of the two inmates who escaped over the weekend from a minimum-security prison here.
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