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Overview of noun imprisonment

The noun imprisonment has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) imprisonment

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

2. captivity, imprisonment, incarceration, immurement

(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")

3. imprisonment, internment

(the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison)) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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