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minimum-security

[min-uh-muh m-si-kyoo r-i-tee] /ˈmɪn ə məm sɪˈkyʊər ɪ ti/
adjective
1.
(of a prison) designed for prisoners regarded as being less dangerous; having fewer restrictions.
Origin
1960-1965
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.
  • These buildings are our minimum-security, maximum-depressing prisons.

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