Custody and Incarceration


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Custody noun – Responsibility for the safety and well-being of someone or something.
Incarceration is a synonym for custody in imprisonment topic. In some cases you can use "Incarceration" instead a noun "Custody", when it comes to topics like confinement. popular alternative
Nearby Words: custodian, custodial
Synonyms for Custody


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Incarceration noun – The act of confining or the state of being confined.
Usage example: he was bored and frustrated by his incarceration in the quarantine

Custody is a synonym for incarceration in imprisonment topic. You can use "Custody" instead a noun "Incarceration". popular alternative
Nearby Words: incarcerate, incarcerated, incarcerating
Synonyms for Incarceration

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total total custody total incarceration
permanent permanent custody permanent incarceration
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Incarceration or Custody. 2016. Accessed January 16, 2022.

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