Definition of captivity in English:

captivity

Line breaks: cap¦tiv|ity
Pronunciation: /kapˈtɪvɪti
 
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noun (plural captivities)

[mass noun]

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin captivitas, from captivus 'taken captive' (see captive).

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