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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

jail +‎ break

NounEdit

jailbreak (plural jailbreaks)

  1. An escape from prison.

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VerbEdit

jailbreak (third-person singular simple present jailbreaks, present participle jailbreaking, simple past jailbroke, past participle jailbroken)

  1. To escape from prison.
  2. (transitive) To modify the firmware of an electronic device, especially a mobile phone, in order to remove restrictions that prevent it from running unofficial software by using a USB or computer

Usage notesEdit

  • The inflected forms of jailbreak are very rare for the sense "escape from prison".

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

jailbreak m (plural jailbreaks)

  1. jailbreak