Significado de “imprison” - Diccionario inglés

imprison en inglés británico

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imprisonverb [ T usually passive ]

uk /ɪmˈprɪz.ən/ us /ɪmˈprɪz.ən/
imprisonable
adjective uk /ɪmˈprɪz.ən.ə.bəl/ us /ɪmˈprɪz.ən.ə.bəl/

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is an imprisonable offence.
imprisonment
noun [ C or U ] uk /ɪmˈprɪz.ən.mənt/ us /ɪmˈprɪz.ən.mənt/

C2

She was sentenced to five years' imprisonment.

(Definición de imprison de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

imprison en inglés americano

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imprisonverb [ T ]

us /ɪmˈprɪz·ən/

to put someone in prison or in a situation that is like prison:

If found guilty, he could be imprisoned for ten years.
After weeks of snow, she felt imprisoned in her own home.
imprisonment
noun [ U ] us /ɪmˈprɪz·ən·mənt/

(Definición de imprison de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)