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The dog was kept in confinement until it was determined to be healthy.
He remained with his wife during her confinement.
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In the new design, there are interior routes to key locations, although there are also ways to pop outside to escape the relentlessness of confinement.
In addition to confinement, Bergdahl could receive a dishonorable discharge and lose his medical benefits.
In closing arguments, defense attorneys argued Bergdahl already suffered enough confinement during five years of brutal captivity by Taliban allies.
Nathan Antonio Jones, 26, of Essex, was charged Saturday with drug possession with intent to distribute, possession of more than 10 grams of marijuana, distribution of marijuana paraphernalia and possession of contraband in a place of confinement.
He was eventually fined $400,000 and sentenced to eight months of home confinement in Canada.
Prisoners were kept in solitary confinement to consider their misdeeds.
In addition to the robbery charge, Miranda was charged with armed robbery, criminal confinement, robbery, and auto theft.
RELATED: USS Cole death-penalty case in limbo after key defense lawyer quits Darbi’s was the first sentencing hearing since 2011, when another military jury sentenced a former al-Qaida weapons instructor to 14 years of confinement in a plea deal.
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Synonymscaptivity, internment, immurement, impoundment, imprisonment, incarceration, prison
Related Wordsbondage, enslavement, servitude; restraint, restriction; arrest, capture, entrapment; custody, detainer, detainment, detention, house arrest
Near Antonymsemancipation, liberation, manumission, redemption, release; freedom, independence, liberty
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