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English definition of “imprison”

imprison

verb [T]  /ɪmˈprɪz·ən/ us  
to put someone in prison or in a situation that is like prison: If found guilty, he could be imprisoned for ten years. After weeks of snow, she felt imprisoned in her own home.
imprisonment
noun [U]  /ɪmˈprɪz·ən·mənt/ us  
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