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Meaning of “imprison” - Learner’s Dictionary

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 Arabic يَسْجُن, يَحْبِس…
in Korean 감옥에 가두다…
in Malaysian memenjarakan…
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 Vietnamese bỏ tù…
in Spanish encarcelar…
in Portuguese aprisionar, encarcerar…
in Thai จำคุก…
in German einsperren…
in Catalan empresonar…
in Japanese ~を投獄する…
in Indonesian memenjarakan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关押,囚禁…
(Definition of imprison from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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