Translation of "incarcerate" - English-Spanish dictionary

incarcerate

verb uk /ɪnˈkɑː.sər.eɪt/ us /-ˈkɑːr.sə.reɪt/

formal to put or keep someone in prison or in a place used as a prison

encarcelar
Thousands of dissidents have been interrogated or incarcerated.
incarceration noun [ no plural ] uk /ɪnˌkɑː.sərˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /-ˌkɑːr.səˈreɪ-/

encarcelación
We’re spending billions of dollars each year on incarceration.

(Translation of “incarcerate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)