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false imprisonment definition

  • noun:
    • Detention or imprisonment of one as opposed to the provisions of legislation.
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    • (legislation) confinement without appropriate expert
    • Detention or imprisonment of someone despite the conditions of legislation.
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    • (law) confinement without appropriate expert
    • Detention or imprisonment of an individual despite the provisions of law.
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    • (legislation) confinement without appropriate authority
  • adjective:
    • the arrest and imprisonment of people without warrant or cause, or contrary to legislation; or perhaps the illegal detaining of you in custody.
    • the arrest and imprisonment of someone without warrant or cause, or despite legislation; or perhaps the unlawful detaining of an individual in custody.
    • the arrest and imprisonment of people without warrant or cause, or despite legislation; and/or illegal detaining of people in custody.
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