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captivities, plural;
  1. The condition of being imprisoned or confined
    • - he was released after 865 days in captivity
    • - the third month of their captivity

  1. the state of being imprisoned; "he was held in captivity until he died"; "the imprisonment of captured soldiers"; "his ignominious incarceration in the local jail"; "he practiced the immurement of his enemies in the castle dungeon"
  2. enslavement: the state of being a slave; "So every bondman in his own hand bears the power to cancel his captivity"--Shakespeare
  3. (captive) prisoner: a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
  4. (captive) being in captivity
  5. (captive) an animal that is confined
  6. (captive) giving or marked by complete attention to; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "then wrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"
  7. Animals that live under human care are in captivity. Captivity can be used as a generalizing term to describe the keeping of either domesticated animals (livestock and pets) or wild animals. This may include for example farms, private homes and zoos. ...
  8. Captivity is a 2007 thriller film starring Elisha Cuthbert, and directed by Roland Joffé. It was released in the United Kingdom, Spain, and Argentina on June 22; in the United States on July 13; and in Australia on May 8, 2008.
  9. (Captive!) Captive! is the eighth novel in World of Adventure series by Gary Paulsen. The story is about Roman Sanchez and his classmates who are kidnapped by masked gunmen and threatened with death unless they are paid ransom money. It was published on November 1, 1995 by Random House.
  10. (Captive (2005 film)) Cautiva (Captive) is a 2005 Argentine film that concerns itself with what happened to the children of the people killed after the 1970s military coup. The film states it was made with the support of Argentine National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts. ...
  11. (Captive (soundtrack)) The soundtrack for the 1986 UK film Captive is the only solo album to date by The Edge, guitarist of U2.
  12. (Captive (video game)) Captive is a science fiction computer role-playing game released by Mindscape in 1990. A Dungeon Master "clone", it featured 3D realtime graphics from a first-person perspective.
  13. (Captive) The non-Saturn person in a Sexual Captivation. They are beholden to the trapper (the Saturn Person) and find it difficult to extricate themselves from the relationship.
  14. (Captive) In its simplest form, a captive is a wholly owned insurance company that is formed by a noninsurance entity or group to insure or reinsure some or all of the risks of its parent. A captive is usually administered by specialized consultants. (See “ A Physician’s Guide to Captives. ...
  15. (CAPTIVE) By this term is understood one who has been taken; it is usually applied to prisoners of war. (q.v.) Although he bas lost his liberty, a captive does not by his captivity lose his civil rights.
  16. (CAPTIVE) A frequently-heard industry term used to describe the sales finance division or subsidiary of a manufacturer. The primary role of the captive is to provide financing to support customers in acquiring the manufacturer’s products.
  17. (Captive) A corporation formed by a business or a group of affiliated businesses for the purpose of accepting insurance or reinsurance risks in which they have an insurable interest.
  18. (Captive) An audience confined to an area in which consumers have a strong likelihood of being exposed to the messaging. (See also, Self Directed Engagement).
  19. (Captive) Establishment of trading company in a 'no-tax' haven
  20. (Captive) One taken in war. Captives were often treated with great cruelty and indignity (Kg1 20:32; Jos 10:24; Jdg 1:7; Sa2 4:12; Jdg 8:7; Sa2 12:31; Ch1 20:3). ...
  21. (Captive) Small suppliers are dependent on one or a few buyers that often wield a great deal of power through thorough monitoring and control by the lead firm. ...
  22. (Captive) Something that is permanently located in the desired position
  23. (Captive) This is an insurance company formed primarly to insure the risk of its parent company .Reason from vary from tax savings to the fact that the conventional insurance market does not readily wish to write this type of risk,for example. ...
  24. (Captive) To dream that you are a captive, denotes that you may have treachery to deal with, and if you cannot escape, that injury and misfortune will befall you. To dream of taking any one captive, you will join yourself to pursuits and persons of lowest status. ...
  25. (Captive) cetaceans are usually forced to breed with animals they would never have naturally bred with in the wild (i.e.