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Pronunciation:  in'trapmunt

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a defense in which claims the defendant would not have broken the law if not tricked into doing it be law enforcement officials

ENTRAPMENT is a 10 letter word that starts with E.


 See Also: defence, defense, demurrer, denial



Legal Dictionary
 Definition: The act of inducing a person to commit a crime so that a criminal charge will be brought against him.
Thesaurus Terms
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