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  Definition of Put behind bars
  1. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
Similar Words: imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand

 

Derivational Morphology: remand, prison guard, jailer, jailor, gaoler, screw, turnkey, jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, captivity, imprisonment, incarceration, immurement, internment

 

 
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