: the action of luring an individual into committing a crime in order to prosecute the person for it
Examples of ENTRAPMENT
- her entrapment in an unhappy marriage
- His lawyer argued that he was a victim of police entrapment.
First Known Use of ENTRAPMENT
en·trap·ment noun \in-ˈtrap-mənt, en-\ (Medical Dictionary)
: chronic compression of a peripheral nerve (as the median nerve or ulnar nerve) usually between ligamentous and bony surfaces that is characterized especially by pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness
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