Video: pronunciation of 'imprison'
Was it inevitable that you would be arrested and imprisoned? Christianity Today (2000)Both denied falsely imprisoning her but were found guilty. The Sun (2016)She and the other activists were imprisoned last year and held without charge for weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)When released he argued that there was no power to detain him and he had been falsely imprisoned. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Molotov's adored wife was arrested and imprisoned. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He has been imprisoned some 20 years in the mental health system. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He's not been arrested or imprisoned for a few weeks now. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He served four months of a 15-month sentence for falsely imprisoning a male escort. The Sun (2009)During the war he was captured on Crete and imprisoned for five years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)African-Americans with the genetic variation were'significantly more likely to have been arrested and imprisoned. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is then alleged to have falsely imprisoned her until October last year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A cautious beginning was made of releasing some of the tens of thousands who had been falsely imprisoned. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)She was arrested and imprisoned. The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and RevengeHe was exempted from the death penalty, but when he emerged from hiding he was arrested and imprisoned for two months. Times, Sunday Times (2008)While his parents' frantic efforts to take him to Prague for it were rewarded by their being arrested and imprisoned. The Sun (2015)He was imprisoned for twelve years and has been sporadically jailed since, but the Algerian government now lets him run on a leash. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， imprison 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: 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.
imprison 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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