Simple Definition of entrapment
: the act of entrapping someone or something or the condition of being entrapped
: the illegal act of tricking someone into committing a crime so that the person you have tricked can be arrested
Examples of entrapment
her entrapment in an unhappy marriage
His lawyer argued that he was a victim of police entrapment.
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Medical Definition of entrapment
: 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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