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imprisonment

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1 the act of confining or the state of being confined
  • the offense is punishable by a fine or imprisonment

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2 the state of being held in lawful custody
  • the long years of imprisonment had taken their toll on his mind and spirit as well as his body

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“Imprisonment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/imprisonment. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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