(Psychiatry) The mechanism by which ideas, impulses, etc. are repressed
The departure from electrical neutrality at a point, or in a region, as by the accumulation, or deficit, of electrical particles: more electrons than normal produce a negative charge; fewer, a positive charge
(Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
A condition of prolonged uncertainty or neglect:
A restraining device, measure, or limit; a curb:
The act or practice of coercing.
Maintenance; support; provision; feed.
The immediate control, guarding, or keeping of a thing for its care, inspection, preservation, or security.
A market, originally on a street or sidewalk, for trading securities that are not listed on a stock exchange.
A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
A period of temporary custody while awaiting trial.
The state of being confined
Confinement for giving birth to a child; childbirth
The act of giving birth
The act of bringing forth young; childbirth
The human act or process of giving birth; parturition.
The period that accompanies childbirth
Ease or facility of movement:
The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
(Archaic) Sufficient income for comfortable self-support; a competence.
(Uncountable) Confinement in a jail.
The act of restraining.
The definition of captivity is the state of being trapped, imprisoned or confined.
Confinement or restraint by force; imprisonment.
The application of force, or the threat of force, to compel another to act against his or her will. Used as a defense in criminal and contractual matters, for example, that a defendant participated in a crime because held at gunpoint, or signed a contract only under the threat of physical harm. See also economic duress.
The act of interning or confining, especially in wartime.
The act of isolating:
Each of the parts or divisions of a jail or prison
A restricting or being restricted
(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
A limited train or bus.
Labour is the British spelling of the world labor, which is defined as work.
A form of torture in which the victim is lifted off the ground by a rope attached to the wrists, which have been tied behind the back, and then is dropped partway to the ground with a jerk.
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