captivity

  1. the state of being imprisoned
  2. the state of being a slave

Captivity

When an animal lives in a zoo, sanctuary or wildlife park rather than in the wild.
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captivity

[n] - the state of being imprisoned
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Captivity

Cap·tiv'i·ty noun [ Latin captivitas : confer French captivité .] 1. The state of being a captive or a prisoner. « More celebrated in his captivity that in his greatest triumphs. Dryden. » 2. A state of being under control; subjection of th...
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captivity

incarceration noun 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 dungeo...
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Captivity

• (n.) A state of being under control; subjection of the will or affections; bondage. • (n.) The state of being a captive or a prisoner.
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Captivity

When an animal lives in a zoo, sanctuary or wildlife park rather than in the wild.
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Captivity

When animals are kept by humans.
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Captivity

[animal] Animals that live under human care are in captivity. Captivity can be used as a generalizing term to describe the keeping of either domesticated animals (livestock and pets) or wild animals. This may include for example farms, private homes and zoos. Keeping animals in human captivity and under human care can thus be distinguished ...
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Captivity

The maintenance of animals not in the free, wild state.
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