Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of jail.
  • n. An instance of a person being jailed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of putting someone in prison or in jail as a lawful punishment.

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Examples

  • Since August of 2006, illegal residence in Mexico has been a fineable offence (up to 500 salarios minimo) and jailing is very rare.

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  • He's a marked man: you don't play a pivotal role in jailing full-patch Hell's Angels and their pals and get forgiven.

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  • NPR "Xeni Tech": Yahoo may have aided in jailing of second China writer

    Boing Boing

  • # NPR "Xeni Tech": Yahoo may have aided in jailing of 2nd China writer

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  • Rather than admit and deal with the mounting and very real tensions regarding human rights and basic freedoms, Beijing seems to prefer the idea of jailing anyone who challenges Communist policy.

    David Flumenbaum: China's Censorship Seesaw: Wikipedia Unblocked and Hu Jia Jailed

  • She says the conditions of his jailing are a form of torture.

    VOA News: Top Stories

  • Rockwell says that her jailing was a national disgrace, that this great entrepreneur was guilty of but being beloved, famous, and rich, that when the U.S.

    Mises Dailies

  • Among the 29 nations CPJ identified as jailing journalists, China jails the most, followed by Cuba, Burma,

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • It appears, too, that the notion of jailing, forever, a so-called "enemy combatant" didn't offend Rep. King's "Catholic" sensitivities.

    Indybay newswire

  • In his brief, Hobson said Darnell was doing favors for the CDA's office, such as jailing defense attorney Ben Webb, who offices with Hobson, for refusing to testify against a client.

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