Definition of imprisonment in English:


Syllabification: im·pris·on·ment
Pronunciation: /imˈprizənmənt


  • The state of being imprisoned; captivity: he was sentenced to two months' imprisonment
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    • While out of prison he committed a cheque fraud for which he was sentenced to six years' imprisonment.
    • Is the limitation on telephone contact with the media a part of the sentence of imprisonment itself?
    • A sentence of imprisonment is intended to restrict the rights and freedoms of a prisoner.

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