Examples of impoundment in a Sentence
after his impoundment in the garage all weekend, the family dog was ready to frolic
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The impoundment, which will be a secure site monitored around the clock, will not be open to the public.
Pickwick Lake is a border impoundment that straddles the Tennessee/Mississippi state line.
The county sold the acreage to Maryland American in 2015 to develop the impoundment.
The dam’s impoundment flooded 16 natural lakes in the area, creating a massive flowage that is now a prime spot for boating, fishing and wildlife viewing.
Multiple earthquakes at 167 sites—and by far the deadliest ones—were triggered by what the report calls water reservoir impoundment, or dam building.
The law created the Congressional Budget Office to check executive control over spending, ended the Nixon-era impoundment crisis, and created a workable template and timetable for the annual budget process.
Coal ash safety became a national concern after a massive failure of an impoundment in Tennessee in 2008, prompting the new federal rules.
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First Known Use of impoundment
Synonymscaptivity, confinement, immurement, internment, 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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