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English definition of “immured”

immured

adjective uk   /ɪˈmjʊəd/ us    /-ˈmjʊrd/ literary
kept as a prisoner or closed away and out of sight: Immured in a dark airless cell, the hostages waited six months for their release.Putting people in prison
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