- /ˌɪntɜˈni / (say .inter'nee)
a person interned as a citizen of a hostile country in time of war: *Some of the internees were so strongly anti-fascist that they had fought in the International Brigade in Spain, but they were classified as `well disposed towards Hitler' too! –wendy lowenstein, morag loh, 1977.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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internee — index captive, convict, hostage, prisoner Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
internee — ► NOUN ▪ a prisoner … English terms dictionary
internee — [in΄tʉrn΄ē′] n. [ INTERN + EE1] a person interned as a prisoner of war or enemy alien … English World dictionary
internee — UK [ˌɪntɜː(r)ˈniː] / US [ˌɪntərˈnɪ] noun [countable] Word forms internee : singular internee plural internees someone who is put in a prison without being officially accused of a crime, especially for political reasons • See: intern … English dictionary
internée — ● interné, internée nom Personne qui est emprisonnée dans un camp. Malade mental qui est maintenu en hôpital psychiatrique … Encyclopédie Universelle
internee — [[t]ɪ̱ntɜː(r)ni͟ː[/t]] internees N COUNT An internee is a person who has been put in prison for political reasons … English dictionary
internee — noun see intern II … New Collegiate Dictionary
internee — /in terr nee /, n. a person who is or has been interned, as a prisoner of war. [1915 20; INTERN1 + EE] * * * … Universalium
internee — noun one who is imprisoned or otherwise confined Syn: prisoner … Wiktionary
internee — in|tern|ee [ˌıntə:ˈni: US ə:r ] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: INTERN1] someone who is put into prison during a war or for political reasons, without having had a ↑trial →↑intern … Dictionary of contemporary English
internee — in|tern|ee [ ,ıntər ni ] noun count someone who is put in a prison without being officially accused of a crime, especially for political reasons => INTERN … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English