English translation of 'encarcerar'
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'encarcerar' in Other Languages
British English: jail /dʒeɪl/ VERB
If someone is jailed, they are put in jail.
He was jailed for twenty years.
- American English: jail
- Arabic: يَسْجُنُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: encarcerar
- Chinese: 监禁
- Croatian: zatvoriti
- Czech: uvěznit
- Danish: fængsle
- Dutch: gevangen zetten
- European Spanish: encarcelar
- Finnish: laittaa vankilaan
- French: incarcérer
- German: einsperren
- Greek: φυλακίζω
- Italian: detenere
- Japanese: 投獄する
- Korean: 투옥하다
- Norwegian: fengsle
- Polish: uwięzić
- European Portuguese: encarcerar
- Romanian: a fi băgat la închisoare
- Russian: заключать в тюрьму
- Spanish: encarcelar
- Swedish: sätta i fängelse
- Thai: เอาเข้าคุก
- Turkish: hapse atmak
- Ukrainian: ув'язнювати
- Vietnamese: bỏ tù
British English: imprison VERB
If someone is imprisoned, they are locked up, usually in prison, as a punishment for a crime.
He was imprisoned for 18 months on charges of theft.
British English: incarcerate VERB
If people are incarcerated, they are kept in a prison or other place.
They were incarcerated for the duration of the war.
British English: intern VERB
If someone is interned, they are put in prison or in a prison camp for political reasons.
He was interned as an enemy alien at the outbreak of the war.
Translation of encarcerar from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary