How to Pronounce immure?

Correct pronunciation for the word "immure" is [ɪmjˈʊ͡ə], [ɪmjˈʊ‍ə], [ɪ_m_j_ˈʊə].

"Immure" in context

Immure means to enclose a person within walls of a prison or other structure. It is generally used to refer to the enforced and unlawful confinement of a person against their will. The term has its roots in the Latin immurare, which means "to wall up." It has been historically used to refer to the unlawful or forced confinement of persons within the walls of a prison or other structure, typically for political reasons. Immurement was also used to incarcerate or punish people, who were deemed morally or socially unacceptable by authorities.

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