encarcelar
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encarcelar(
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kahr
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seh
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lahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to incarcerate)
a. to imprison
El espía Jonathan Pollard fue encarcelado por 30 años.The spy Jonathan Pollard was imprisoned for 30 years.
b. to jail
Las autoridades encarcelaron a la joven por un crimen que no cometió.The authorities jailed the young woman for a crime she didn't commit.
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encarcelar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to imprison
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encarcelar
transitive verb
to imprison; jail
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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