Examples of entrapment in a Sentence
her entrapment in an unhappy marriage
His lawyer argued that he was a victim of police entrapment.
Recent Examples of entrapment from the Web
Niko Suokko, 18, and Declan Ervin, 17, each died from asphyxiation due to snow entrapment, the medical examiner said.
But with the major characters free from their entrapment in the next two films, the trilogy loses much of its charm.
In order to avoid a defendant raising an entrapment defense, the stings are supposed to target only suspects who are already experienced robbers.
Mining is a prime example — with miners facing dangers ranging from fire to falling rock and entrapment — but this industry is beginning to change.
More than two hours into deliberations, the jury asked for the legal definition of entrapment.
But the strategy also has been controversial, sweeping up mostly African-American targets — some with only minor criminal backgrounds — and sparking allegations across the country of entrapment and racial profiling.
Jones acknowledged a psychological report showed Hamzeh doesn't suffer from mental illness and is not likely violent, and that Hamzeh's entrapment defense might well be persuasive at trial.
Police think overeating may have been the reason for the furry creature's entrapment.
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ENTRAPMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of entrapment for English Language Learners
: 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
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legal Definition of entrapment
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