imprisonment

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imprisonment(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of imprisoning)
a. el encarcelamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The imprisonment of an offender this young will do anything but rehabilitate him.El encarcelamiento de un delincuente tan joven hará todo menos rehabilitarlo.
2. (time spent in jail)
a. la prisión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
During her years of imprisonment, Blanca spent day and night studying to become a lawyer.Durante sus años de prisión, Blanca pasó día y noche estudiando para convertirse en abogada.
b. de prisión
The defendant was sentenced to 20 years' imprisonment without parole.El acusado fue sentenciado a 20 años de prisión sin posibilidad de libertad condicional.
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imprisonment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el encarcelamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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imprisonment [ɪmˈprɪznmənt]
noun
(act) encarcelamiento (m); (term of imprisonment) cárcel (f); prisión (f)
he was sentenced to ten years imprisonment fue condenado a diez años de prisión; imprisonment without trial detención (f) sin procesamiento; life imprisonment cadena (f) perpetua
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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