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verb [transitive] [usually passive] imprison pronunciation in British English /ɪmˈprɪz(ə)n/
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present tense
present participleimprisoning
past tenseimprisoned
past participleimprisoned
  1. 1
    to put someone in a prison
    Their leaders were arrested and imprisoned.
    youths imprisoned for minor offences
  2. 2
    to make someone feel that they are being kept in a place or situation that they cannot escape from
    Imprisoned by her own fears, she never left the house.


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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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