Definition of incarceration in English:

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incarceration

Pronunciation: /inˌkärsəˈrāSH(ə)n/

noun

The state of being confined in prison; imprisonment: the public would not be served by her incarceration
More example sentences
  • But if the extent of the imposition is more serious like detentions and incarcerations, I think it's entirely unjustified.
  • Why must poor drug offenders be subjected to public humiliation and incarceration?
  • Some say they were subject to strip searches many days into their incarceration.
Synonyms
imprisonment, internment, confinement, detention, custody, captivity, restraint
informal time
archaic durance, duress

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Syllabification: in·car·cer·a·tion

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