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1. entrapment

noun. ['ɪnˈtræpmənt'] a defense that claims the defendant would not have broken the law if not tricked into doing it by law enforcement officials.

Synonyms

  • denial
  • defense
  • defence

Antonyms

  • affirmative
  • question
  • offence
  • offense

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • entrap (English)
  • en- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Entrapment

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word entrapment


1. Noun, singular or mass
For optimal entrapment of the roaches, place one trap at each of the edges of the cable box.

2. Verb, base form
Cubital tunnel syndrome refers to entrapment, or compression, of the ulnar nerve at the elbow.

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