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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
captivity (noun)
1.
the state of being - captive some birds thrive in captivity
2.
obsolete a group of - captives
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
captivity (noun)
the act of confining or the state of being confined
SYNONIMS:
captivity, confinement, immurement, impoundment, imprisonment, incarceration, prison
RELATED WORDS:
bondage, enslavement, servitude; restraint, restriction; arrest, capture, entrapment; custody, detainer, detainment, detention, house arrest
NEAR ANTONYMS:
emancipation, liberation, manumission, redemption, release; freedom, independence, liberty
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