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Synonyms for incarceration

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. captivity, imprisonment, incarceration, immurement(noun)

    the state of being imprisoned

    "he was held in captivity until he died"; "the imprisonment of captured soldiers"; "his ignominious incarceration in the local jail"; "he practiced the immurement of his enemies in the castle dungeon"

    Synonyms:
    internment, captivity, immurement, imprisonment, enslavement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. incarceration(n.)

    Synonyms:
    IMPRISONMENT, confinement, commitment

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  1. incarceration

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#63236enslavement
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How to use incarceration in a sentence?

  1. Chris Coons:

    I am concerned about comments that William Barr has made in the past that fail to appreciate the problems created by mass incarceration and the racial inequities in the criminal justice system, the President's nominee for attorney general should demonstrate in his hearing next week that he will fully and efficiently implement the First Step Act.

  2. Hillary Clinton on Wednesday:

    It's time to end the era of mass incarceration.

  3. Udi Ofer:

    Jeff Sessions is pushing federal prosecutors to reverse progress and repeat a failed experiment -- the War on Drugs -- that has devastated the lives and rights of millions of Americans, ripping apart families and communities and setting millions, particularly black people and other people of color, on a vicious cycle of incarceration.

  4. Booth Goodwin:

    The CEO and chairman of one of America's largest coal companies now stands convicted of willful violations of the laws that are designed to keep coal miners safe. to go from boardroom to the prospect of incarceration sends a powerful message to executives who would ignore the safety of their workers. It doesn't matter who you are, how rich you are, how powerful you are, if you violate the laws and gamble with the lives of your workers, you will be held accountable.

  5. Anthony Kennedy:

    This idea of total incarceration just isn't working and it's not humane, solitary confinement literally drives men mad.


Translations for incarceration

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  • سجنArabic
  • zauzlení, vězněníCzech
  • EinkerkerungGerman
  • encarcelamiento, encarcelaciónSpanish
  • kurouma, vangitseminenFinnish
  • incarcérationFrench
  • क़ैद कर देनाHindi
  • բանտարկությունArmenian
  • 投獄Japanese
  • ജയില്‍ വാസം, ബന്ധനം, ജയിലിലാക്കല്‍Malayalam
  • заключение, лишение свободыRussian

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