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Definition of house arrest noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

house arrest

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BrE BrE//ˈhaʊs ərest//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaʊs ərest//
 
[uncountable] (also (North American English)home confinement) Types of punishment
 
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the state of being a prisoner in your own house rather than in a prison to be under house arrest She was placed under house arrest. See related entries: Types of punishment
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: house arrest

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