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English definition of “captivity”

captivity

noun [U]     /kæpˈtɪvəti/
a situation in which an animal is kept in a zoo or a person is kept as a prisoner , rather than being free : lion cubs born in captivity Putting people in prison
(Definition of captivity noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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