Definition Of entrap


catch (someone or something) in or as in a trap.

she was entrapped by family expectations

Example Of entrap

  • A lot of citizens are unhappy that their tax dollars are being spent on stings to entrap them, but the police retort that this is a bigger safety problem than you might realize.

  • A national newspaper has been running a series of articles highlighting instances of speed camera vehicles parked in illegal places to entrap drivers.

  • As more and more responsible drivers are entrapped by inappropriately low limits and hidden cameras the stigma attached to speeding diminishes.

  • ‘Advertising false psuedo-medical procedures to entrap consumers is not tolerated,’ the Minister said.

  • But for those who are entrapped within it - much as they have once been entrapped within nation-states - digital diaspora is the place of no-return.

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