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imprison

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪmˈprɪzən/
to put someone in prison or keep them as a prisoner: [often passive] He was imprisoned for burglary two years ago.Putting people in prison
imprisonment noun [U]
Translations of “imprison”
in Korean 감옥에 가두다…
in Arabic يَسْجُن, يَحْبِس…
in French emprisonner…
in Turkish hapsetmek, hapse atmak…
in Italian imprigionare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 關押,囚禁…
in Russian заключать в тюрьму…
in Polish uwięzić…
in Spanish encarcelar…
in Portuguese aprisionar, encarcerar…
in German einsperren…
in Catalan empresonar…
in Japanese ~を投獄する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关押,囚禁…
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