imprisonment

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EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman emprisonement, from Old French emprisonnement. See imprison +‎ -ment.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪmˈpɹɪzn̩.mənt/
  • (file)

NounEdit

imprisonment (countable and uncountable, plural imprisonments)

  1. A confinement in a place, especially a prison or a jail, as punishment for a crime.

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