How to Pronounce jail?

Correct pronunciation for the word "jail" is [d͡ʒˈe͡ɪl], [d‍ʒˈe‍ɪl], [dʒ_ˈeɪ_l].

"Jail" in context

A jail is a facility where individuals are held for criminal activity or for punishment due to a committed crime. People in jails have been found guilty by a court of law, as well as those who await their trial. It is also used to detain people accused of a criminal offence waiting for their trial. Individuals who are sentenced to jail will serve their time there.

Jails generally employ strict security measures to ensure the safety of inmates and staff. Prisoners are usually provided with basic needs such as bedding, clothing, and three meals a day. They may also have access to recreational activities, rehabilitation programs, and job training.

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Usage over time for jail:

This graph shows how "jail" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

12 words made out of letters JAIL

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