[ UK /d‍ʒˈe‍ɪld/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒeɪɫd/ ]
  1. being in captivity
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How To Use jailed In A Sentence

  • Her children had been fearful of being taken into care if their parents were jailed.
  • He said he was jailed in January for shoplifting offences and stayed off drugs when he was released.
  • He was a perfervid nationalist who was jailed for his beliefs.
  • AN air steward who planted a bomb hoax note on a plane was jailed for 18 months yesterday. The Sun
  • Around 6,000 were jailed for their beliefs, some spending months in solitary confinement. The Sun
  • He was convicted and jailed for four years and three months for evading 8,000 excise duty at Maidstone crown court. The Sun
  • A man who attacked a prison officer while in a court dock has been jailed for three months.
  • The mother of a teenager killed during an argument about a dog has branded the British justice system a joke after his attacker was jailed for three years.
  • A British woman who tried to arrange the contract killing of her husband was jailed for five years on Wednesday.
  • A drug user who admitted heroin dealing to fund his habit has been jailed for five years.
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