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- n. The state of being entrapped.
- n. Action by law enforcement personnel to lead an otherwise innocent person to commit a crime, in order to arrest and prosecute that person for the crime.
- n. A method of isolating specific cells or molecules from a mixture, especially by immobilization on a gel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of entrapping or catching, as in a snare or trap.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a defense that claims the defendant would not have broken the law if not tricked into doing it by law enforcement officials
From entrap + -ment. (Wiktionary)