captivity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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captivitynoun [U]

uk   /kæpˈtɪv.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
the ​situation in which a ​person or ​animal is ​keptsomewhere and is not ​allowed to ​leave: All the ​hostages, when ​released from captivity, ​lookedremarkablyfit and well. Animals ​bred in captivity would ​probably not ​survive if they were ​released into the ​wild.
(Definition of captivity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “captivity”
in Arabic أسْر…
in Korean 감금…
in Portuguese cativeiro…
in Catalan captivitat…
in Japanese とらわれの状態…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关押, 囚禁…
in Turkish esaret, tutsaklık…
in Russian плен, неволя…
in Chinese (Traditional) 關押, 囚禁…
in Italian cattività…
in Polish niewola…
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