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


house arrest

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
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