entrapment entrapment  /ɪn ˈtræp mənt/


  • (n) a defense that claims the defendant would not have broken the law if not tricked into doing it by law enforcement officials


  1. What Kolesnikov did in deciding to describe his position and entrapment, others have also done--in states of repose or terror.
  2. All the actors play their entrapment with a weirdly convicted blankness.
  3. PTI did not accuse the FBI of entrapment, it simply reported the account given in a new book by Jack Nelson, a newsman with a high reputation for accuracy.


  1. Vehicle crash causes injuries, entrapment

    Raleigh County Emergency Operations officials reported Tuesday that a vehicle crashed in the 300 block of Bolt Road in Glen Daniel around 3:38 p.m. and that injuries and a possible entrapment were reported.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Register-Herald

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    This patented bed system has been created with input from healthcare industry professionals as well as the end users, and addresses the 7 zones of entrapment research conducted by the FDA Hospital Bed Safety Workgroup. With a choice of low, medium and high beds, the SleepSafer® High Bed is generally the most appropriate selection for more active users. (PRWeb June 09, 2013) Read the full story ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. ‘Entrapment’ movie to be shown Friday

    “Entrapment, a 1999 thriller starring Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones, will be featured at Free First Friday Flix at Valley of the Flowers Church at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Lompoc Record


  1. Over the course of the case, the government wiretapped 5,000 phone calls and intercepted 6,000 e-mails, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz wrote in an opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal titled "The Entrapment of Eliot."
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Alan Dershowitz Source: AFP

  2. But this was more than grubby: as Knightley asked in The Independent, was it good undercover reporting, "or a shameful example of invasion of privacy, entrapment and shoddy, lazy journalism?"
    on May 26, 2010 By: Phillip Knightley Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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