verb (used with object)
Origin of imprison
Examples from the Web for imprisonment
She has been threatened with disbarment, imprisonment, and worse.
Liu, a Chinese democracy activist, was sentenced to 11 years of imprisonment in 2009.
He noticed Escobar and his men had all put on considerable weight during their imprisonment.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens|Jeff Campagna|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We ask actress Leila Hatami be sentenced to one to ten years imprisonment and flogging,” the petition read.The Kiss That Sent Iran Crazy and an Actress to Be Flogged in Public|IranWire|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The collateral effects, Drucker argues, show how imprisonment, human rights, and public health are related.Economists Slam the War on Drugs in a New London School of Economics Report|Abby Haglage|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But for the first few days after Dalaber's arrest and imprisonment the excitement was too keen to admit of any mediation.For the Faith|Evelyn Everett-Green
The pamphlet obtained for its author two months imprisonment.Old and New Paris, v. 2|Henry Sutherland Edwards
Duperré was certainly nothing if not ingenious and his sang-froid had saved us all from terms of imprisonment.The Golden Face|William Le Queux
This sentence in most cases was commuted to penal servitude for life, or reduced to terms of imprisonment.South Africa and the Transvaal War, vol. 7|Louis Creswicke
One of the consequences of this imprisonment of our toes is, that, from being squeezed so closely together, they become useless.Dress as a Fine Art|Mary Philadelphia Merrifield