internment

  1. confinement during wartime
  2. the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison)
  3. placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law

internment

[n] - confinement during wartime
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internment

Detention of suspected criminals without trial. Internment had been practised since the 18th century in times of crisis under the suspension of the writ of habeus corpus. In the 20th century a...
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internment

Detention of suspected criminals without trial. Foreign citizens are often interned during times of war or civil unrest. Internment was introduced for the detention of people suspected of terrorist...
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Internment

In┬Ětern'ment noun [ French internement . See Intern .] Confinement within narrow limits, -- as of foreign troops, to the interior of a country.
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Internment

• (n.) Confinement within narrow limits, -- as of foreign troops, to the interior of a country.
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internment

internment, in international law, detention of the nationals or property of an enemy or a belligerent. A belligerent will intern enemy merchant ships or take them as prize, and a neutral should intern both belligerent ships that fail to leave its ports within a specified time and belligerent troops ...
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internment

Detention of suspected criminals without trial. Foreign citizens are often interned during times of war or civil unrest
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Internment

Internment is the imprisonment or confinement of people, commonly in large groups, without trial, often in internment camps or concentration camps. It is also known to confine those persecuted within a country`s boundaries. Most modern usage is about individuals, and there is a distinction between `internment`, which is being confined usually f......
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internment

the act of confining someone in a prison
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