Definition of IMPRISONMENT


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) putting someone in prison or in jail as lawful punishment ;

  • 2. (

    ) the state of being imprisoned; "he was held in captivity until he died"; "the imprisonment of captured soldiers"; "his ignominious incarceration in the local jail"; "he practiced the immurement of his enemies in the castle dungeon" ;

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