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
Judges have also raised concern about entrapment and whether the stings went too far by luring suspects with fake plots.
Each scene of entrapment was followed by liberation.
Traffic Advisory; I-77 North is shut down prior to exit 13 due to motor vehicle accident with entrapment; seek alternate route !
Between 2012-2016 there were 17 victims of entrapment in pools, mostly involving children.
Initial reports of entrapment proved unfounded and no injuries were reported in the pre-dawn inferno.
The common thread is entrapment: the soldiers cannot escape the trenches, the woman cannot escape the house.
Emma Messenger and Rick Yaconis make the most of the alternately wacky and brutal tale of entrapment, adapted by William Goldman from the 1987 Stephen King novel of the same name.
And Porter and Contra Costa County were even co-defendants in a lawsuit stemming from the entrapment scheme, which involved a corrupt county sheriff’s deputy.
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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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