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captivity
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
captivity /kæp'tiviti/
  • danh từ
    • tình trạng bị giam cầm, tình trạng bị câu thúc
Concise Dictionary
captivitieskæp'tɪvətɪ
noun
+the state of being imprisoned
+the state of being a slave

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
confinement, imprisonment, internment, detention, custody, incarceration, restraint; bondage, slavery, thraldom or US also thralldom, enslavement, servitude; Archaic durance:
Some wild creatures do not survive in captivity. Entire populations of conquered territories were taken into captivity in ancient times.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[U] the state of being kept as a prisoner or in an enclosed space: He was held in captivity for three years. + Wild animals do not always breed well in captivity. + The bird had escaped from captivity.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

VERB + CAPTIVITY

hold/keep sb in
The children were held in captivity until British soldiers entered the village.
| bring/take sb into | free/release sb from
The prisoners were released from captivity after three months.
| escape from

PREP.

during (sb's) ~
She was tortured many times during her captivity.
| in ~
trout bred in captivity



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