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incarceration

Line breaks: in|car¦cer|ation
Pronunciation: /ɪnˌkɑːsəˈreɪʃ(ə)n
 
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Definition of incarceration in English:

noun

[mass 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.
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