verb (used with object)
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Origin of imprison
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The journalists had been driving to interview a local political leader when armed men stopped the vehicle, examined the occupants’ phones and laptops and threatened them at gunpoint to drive to the town of Tel Hamis, where they were imprisoned.These 10 journalists are missing, and COVID is impeding investigations|lbelanger225|September 1, 2020|Fortune
When he was first incarcerated, he says some sort of paperwork snafu had him imprisoned under two different, but similar, names.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Krivov held numerous protests to support the imprisoned activists who became known as the “May 6th prisoners.”
It is very difficult to sit by helplessly while a friend is imprisoned for a crime that is too implausible to comprehend.
My father has suffered two strokes and endured brain cancer since I was arrested and imprisoned.An American Marine in Iran’s Prisons Goes on Hunger Strike|IranWire|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Moreover, a number of journalists have been imprisoned during your presidency.
Avon now managed to loosen the loop sufficiently 260 to slip it off the imprisoned leg.The Great Cattle Trail|Edward S. Ellis
All summer long we are imprisoned in foliage, locked up in a leafy embrace.Plum Pudding|Christopher Morley
Much as she had been longing for his coming, her prayer now was that he should not return until these men were imprisoned.Heart of the Blue Ridge|Waldron Baily
They were jeered at by the vulgar, fined, imprisoned, or banished by Ministers and Magistrates.Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris|Henry Labouchre
Hillard released the imprisoned arm, consciously chilled by the tone.The Lure of the Mask|Harold MacGrath