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tr.v. im·pris·oned, im·pris·on·ing, im·pris·ons
To put in or as if in prison; confine.
[Middle English emprisonen, from Old French emprisoner : en-, in (from Latin in-; see in-2) + prison, prison; see prison.]
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|Adj.||1.||imprisoned - being in captivity|
unfree - hampered and not free; not able to act at will
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adjective jailed, confined, locked up, inside (slang), in jail, captive, behind bars, put away, interned, incarcerated, in irons, under lock and key, immured imprisoned for nonconformist preaching
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