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  Definition of Immurement
  1. 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"
Similar Words: captivity, imprisonment, incarceration

 

Hyponyms: durance, life imprisonment, internment

 

Derivational Morphology: imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand

 

 
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