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captivities

noun
plural of captivity

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the act of confining or the state of being confined
  • the wildlife refuge raises endangered species in captivity and then releases them into the wild

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“Captivities.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/captivities. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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