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im pri zuhn

  • v  lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    The suspects were imprisoned without trial
  • v  confine as if in a prison; he does not let them go out without a chaperone"
    His daughters are virtually imprisoned in their own house

  • Few things imprison a mind quite like obsessive -compulsive disorder, but better treatments are breaking its hold.
  • The Gestapo can silence all open attacks from the pulpit, can imprison all outspoken pastors and forbid bishops to write pastoral letters, but it cannot make them pray for Nazi .
  • But the government responsible for this economic miracle continues to imprison political activists, restrict religious freedom, tightly control the media and Internet, and protect .
News & Articles

  • Andrew Extein, MSW: Why Queers Should Care About Sex Offenders
    The same methods historically used by the government to imprison and pathologize homosexuality and gender variation are being used today to justify the extreme marginalization, lifetime institutionalization, and oppression of people who have violated sex laws.
    June 8, 2013 - The Huffington Post
  • A port in the storm of addiction
    Few would dispute meth has had a major impact on our community. And while arresting and prosecuting meth-related crimes have kept the police and courts busy, many have begun to realize that we can't simply enforce or imprison our way out of the meth crisis.
    June 7, 2013 - Cadillac News

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