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imprison
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
imprison /im'prizn/
  • ngoại động từ
    • bỏ tù, tống giam, giam cầm
    • (nghĩa bóng) giam hãm, o bế
Concise Dictionary
imprisons|imprisoned|imprisoningɪm'prɪzn
verb
+lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
+confine as if in a prison

Thesaurus Dictionary
v.
incarcerate, confine, detain, remand, jail or Brit also gaol, lock up, intern, shut up, put behind bars, put in or throw into irons, put away, Colloq Brit send down, US send up (the river):
He was imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
[VN] [often passive] to put sb in a prison or another place from which they cannot escape: They were imprisoned for possession of drugs. + (figurative) Some young mothers feel imprisoned in their own homes.
imprisonment noun [U]: to be sentenced to life imprisonment for murder
Collocation Dictionary
verb

ADV.

virtually
Her fear virtually imprisoned her in her home.
| falsely, unlawfully, wrongfully, wrongly
working on behalf of people who have been wrongly imprisoned
| briefly, temporarily

PREP.

for
He was imprisoned for debt.
| in
He was imprisoned in a local castle.



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