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imprisonment

[ im-priz-uhn-muhnt ]
/ ɪmˈprɪz ən mənt /
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noun
the act of confining in or as if in a prison; the state of being so confined: Identity theft and computer fraud are criminal offenses punishable by imprisonment.Winter up there means cumbersome living and imprisonment in an icy hell.
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Origin of imprisonment

First recorded in 1250–1300; from Old French emprisonnement, equivalent to imprison + -ment
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