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false imprisonment

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   specialized
the limiting of someone's freedom without the authority or right to do so: He brought civil proceedings against the police for false imprisonment.
Translations of “false imprisonment”
in Chinese (Traditional) 非法拘禁,非法拘留…
in Chinese (Simplified) 非法拘禁,非法拘留…
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