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English definition of “imprison”

imprison

verb [T]    /ɪmˈprɪz·ən/
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    /ɪmˈprɪz·ən·mənt/ noun [U]
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