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imprisonment
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imprisonment /im'priznmənt/
  • danh từ
    • sự bỏ tù, sự tống giam, sự giam cầm
    • (nghĩa bóng) sự giam hãm, sự o bế
Concise Dictionary
imprisonmentsɪm'prɪznmənt
noun
+putting someone in prison or in jail as lawful punishment
+the state of being imprisoned
+the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison)

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
incarceration, confinement, detention, remand, custody, Literary durance (vile):
The sentence is imprisonment for not less than one year.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

six months', ten years', etc. | life | indefinite | immediate | false, unlawful, wrongful

VERB + IMPRISONMENT

be liable to, face
The Act states that anyone committing the offence is liable to imprisonment. The coup leaders could face life imprisonment.
| receive, suffer
Those who were captured suffered imprisonment.
| be released from | sentence sb to

IMPRISONMENT + VERB

be suspended for sth
The judge sentenced her to 6 months imprisonment suspended for 15 months.

PREP.

~ for
imprisonment for illegal possession of weapons

PHRASES

(carry) a penalty of … imprisonment
The offence carries a penalty of 2 years' imprisonment.
| imprisonment without trial, a period/sentence/term of imprisonment, punishable by imprisonment
a felony punishable by imprisonment



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