Definition of 'house arrest'
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What about the man held under house arrest for two years after being found innocent in court. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was sentenced to two years house arrest followed by eight years probation. The Sun (2013)Some have been scared off or put under house arrest. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The judge then sent her home under house arrest until she finished her homework. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He's been under house arrest for two years. Christianity Today (2000)Initially detained in custody, he was put under house arrest at the weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But when a second copper is killed, the sleuth is put under house arrest. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's absolutely clear that people are put under house arrest without actually being able to answer charges put to them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I spent 45 days in prison and after that was put under house arrest. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Ministers are powerless to put him under house arrest because the US has dropped all charges against him. The Sun (2009)He was one of 400 foreigners held under house arrest for two weeks after the 1979 revolution. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But when her parents put her under house arrest, the drug addict's desperation for a fix overcomes her. The Sun (2010)In Rome he was under house arrest for another two years, though people were able to come to him to hear the gospel. READING THE BIBLE AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME: Taking the Bible Seriously but Not Literally. (2001)
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British English: house arrest NOUN
If someone is under house arrest, they are officially ordered not to leave their home, because they are suspected of being involved in an illegal activity.
The main opposition leaders had been arrested or placed under house arrest.
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