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See also: incarcération
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
incarceration (plural incarcerations)
- The act of confining, or the state of being confined; imprisonment.
- Formerly, strangulation, as in hernia.
- A constriction of the hernial sac, rendering it irreducible, but not great enough to cause strangulation.
act of confining, or the state of being confined; imprisonment
formerly, strangulation, as in hernia
constriction of the hernial sac