internment

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  • noun

Synonyms for internment

confinement during wartime

the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison)

placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law

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He cited ending the use of torture, closing the detainment camp Guantanamo Bay on Cuba, moving to remove US military involvement in Iraq and attempting to reduce the US's nuclear weapons stock.
HUMAN rights campaigners predicted today that the controversial Guantanamo Bay detainment camp would close by the end of the year.
In the final days of the war, university student-turned-officer Ikegami served as commander of a detainment camp for Dutch civilians in the remote village of Si Rengo Rengo in Sumatra.