Translation of imprisonment in Spanish:

imprisonment

encarcelamiento, n.

Pronunciation /ɪmˈprɪz(ə)nmənt//ɪmˈprɪz(ə)nm(ə)nt/

noun

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    (act) encarcelamiento masculine
    (state) prisión feminine
    they protested against his imprisonment protestaron en contra de su encarcelamiento
    • ten years' imprisonment diez años de prisión
    • a term of imprisonment un período de prisión
    • he was sentenced to life imprisonment fue condenado a cadena perpetua
    • While out of prison he committed a cheque fraud for which he was sentenced to six years' imprisonment.
    • A sentence of imprisonment is intended to restrict the rights and freedoms of a prisoner.
    • All sentences were to be concurrent, so his sentence was a total of five years' imprisonment.
    • The offence is punishable under the United States law by more than one year of imprisonment.
    • Is the limitation on telephone contact with the media a part of the sentence of imprisonment itself?