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imprison
American English: /ɪmˈprɪz(ə)n/
British English: /ɪmˈprɪz(ə)n/

Translation of imprison in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (Law)
    meter en la cárcel
    1.2 (lock up)
    (dog/child)
    she felt imprisoned in the city
    se sentía aprisionada en la ciudad
    Example sentences
    • He was cleared of kidnap and assault but served eight months in military prison after falsely imprisoning the woman.
    • All of the detainees were imprisoned without charge, and the whereabouts of some of them are unknown.
    • Whenever and wherever the U.S. government imprisons someone, the courts should be able to review it.

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