verb (used with object)
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As Reuters broke the news about Kushner's nomination, the news organization was elsewhere reporting on a coup in Myanmar, during which the country's elected leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was imprisoned by the military.
Likewise, I would argue that we are imprisoned within our own cosmos of meaning.Is Life Special Just Because It’s Rare? - Issue 95: Escape|Alan Lightman|January 20, 2021|Nautilus
If found guilty, he could be imprisoned for up to ten years.'His Fight Is in Russia.' Why Navalny Flew Home Straight Into Putin's Clutches|Madeline Roache|January 18, 2021|Time
Impact of “fake news” anti-press rhetoricIn 2020, Egypt led countries in imprisoning journalists on false news charges in 2020.Journalists faced new threats in 2020. These 10 and countless others deserve justice|lbelanger225|January 4, 2021|Fortune
They were permitted to marry while imprisoned, the only time they glimpsed each other.‘The Woman Who Stole Vermeer’ revisits the strange tale of a British heiress who became a notorious art thief|Katharine Weber|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
It is literally illegal to be gay, and so to self-identify is to risk imprisonment.
She has been threatened with disbarment, imprisonment, and worse.
Firing one will earn you a minimum of three years in jail and possible life imprisonment.
Liu, a Chinese democracy activist, was sentenced to 11 years of imprisonment in 2009.
Local officials are already calling for Pennsylvania to examine its laws, which allow imprisonment for nonpayment of fines.
About this time the famous Philippine painter, Juan Luna (vide p. 195), was released after six monthsʼ imprisonment as a suspect.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
He was well set in the form of a man now, the months since his imprisonment having brought him much to fasten upon and hold.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Sentence of fine and imprisonment passed upon lord Bacon in the house of peers for bribery.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
He almost felt the old sense of imprisonment, of aching nostalgia, of having lost his liberty.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Form of imprisonment varies, but the ‘rescue’ is most generally found in company with the tournament.The Three Days' Tournament|Jessie L. Weston