prisonment

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prisonment

(ˈprɪzənmənt)
n
a rare word for imprisonment
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Wherby I tried prisonment of the body, to be the libertee of spirite: aduersitee of fortune: the touche stone of freendship, exemption from the world, to be a contempt of vanities: and in the ende quietness of mind, the occasion of study.
DJs who do not obtain a licence will be charged criminally and could face im prisonment of up to 3 years or N$12 000 fine for first time offenders, and up to 4 years imprisonment or a N$12,000 to N$20,000 fine or both for repeated offenders.
It is reported that Mark Staake and his nephew Tanner Ruane were hired to kill the "Baby" singer by Dana Martin, who is serving prisonment for rape and murder case.
According to state-run Al-Ahram newspaper, 14 were condemned to be executed, four received life im prisonment and six were acquitted.
The Court also sentenced Abdulla Mohammed Habib with five years in prisonment and two years in detention in accusation of attempting to murder a number of policemen for terrorist ends and damaging public property.