false imprisonment definition by Webster's New World
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Law any unlawful detention or restraint of another person
false imprisonment definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Detention or imprisonment of a person contrary to the provisions of law.
false imprisonment - Legal Definition
The act of detaining or restraining another without proper legal authority; a false arrest.