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Turkey, a NATO member and European Union aspirant, has a long history of jailing journalists and dissenters.

Funny, I think jailing journalists and bloggers is “impolite.”

Even worse is the way the government has responded—by jailing its critics and making them heroes.

Their alleged jailing represents the biggest ever rift among high-ranking Iranian officials since the 1979 revolution.

Russian leaders, having run out of innocent people to imprison, will begin jailing each other.

Who but a Hapsburg caused the persecution and jailing of the revivalists who undertook the task of awakening the nation?

The jailing of a seducer offered a tangible recompense for the self-denial which he, as a non-seducer, practiced.

I'm not arresting people, jailing them, making them disappear.

The arrival of these men was always the signal for so-called riots, and wholesale clubbing, shooting and jailing of strikers.

What is a fine of a thousand dollars, and jailing for six months, to the liberty of a man?


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On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jailing, such as: capture, detention, imprisonment, incarceration, accommodation, and apprehension.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.