English Sentence:

This jail currently houses approximately 500 inmates.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

這所監獄目前囚禁大約五百名囚犯。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

这所监狱目前囚禁大约五百名囚犯。

Pinyin:

zhe4 suo3 jian1 yu4 mu4 qian2 qiu2 jin4 da4 yue1 wu3 bai3 ming2 qiu2 fan4.

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zhè

1. this 2. these 3. such

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suǒ

1. place 2. that which 3. (a measure word for universities, buildings, houses)

Here: (a measure word for universities, buildings, houses)

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監獄   监狱

jiān yù

prison, jail

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目前   目前

mù qián

at present, just now, currently

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囚禁   囚禁

qiú jìn

[formal] to imprison, to put in jail, to keep in captivity

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大約   大约

dà yuē

approximately, about

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五百   五百

wǔ bǎi

five hundred, 500

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míng

1. name 2. famous 3. (a measure word for people) 4. noun (part of speech) 5. place (among winners)

Here: (a measure word for people)

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囚犯   囚犯

qiú fàn

prisoner, convict, inmate

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