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Definition of the noun house arrest

What does house arrest mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. confinement to your own home
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: confinement = the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them

Alternative definition of the noun house arrest

noun

  1. [legal] The situation where a person is confined, by the authorities, to his or her residence, possibly with travel allowed but restricted. Used as a lenient alternative to prison time.

Films

  1. "House Arrest" is a 1996 comedy film. The film was directed by Harry Winer who has directed other films but is more prolific as a television series director. The film stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Kevin Pollak. The film boasts a very thorough supporting cast in Christopher McDonald, Wallace Shawn, Jennifer Tilly, and an up-and-coming Jennifer Love Hewitt.
  2. "House Arrest" is a 2011 drama film directed by William Washington.
  3. "House Arrest" is a film, directed by Marcello Thedford.

Writings

  1. "House Arrest" is a book by Franklin W. Dixon.
    • also known as "House Arrest (Hardy Boys, Undercover Brothers)"
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Detective fiction, Children's literature, Mystery
    • subjects: Adventure, Men
  2. "House arrest" is a book by Helen Vlachos.

Music

  1. "House Arrest" is a hit single by British group Krush. Released in 1987, it is hailed as one of the forerunners of the British house music scene and became the group's biggest hit, reaching number 3 on the UK Singles Chart in January 1988 and a few weeks later number 5 on the German Single Charts and number 1 for 2 weeks in Switzerland.
  2. "House Arrest" is the fifth album from Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti series, first released in September 2002 as two CD set with Lover Boy, re-issued on January 24, 2006 by Paw Tracks and Ballbearings Pinatas.
  3. "House Arrest" is a musical single of Krush.
    • released in (29 years ago)
  4. "House Arrest" is a composition.
  5. "House Arrest" is a composition.
  6. "House Arrest" is a composition.

Miscellanea

House arrest: In justice and law, house arrest is a measure by which a person is confined by the authorities to a certain residence. Travel is usually restricted, if allowed at all. House arrest is a lenient alternative to prison time or juvenile-detention time.

  • also known as 軟禁

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for House arrest

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Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

disinvest, empty-nest, Everest, false arrest, hornet's nest, house arrest, inkblot test, manifest, palimpsest, placement test, predigest, reinvest, rinderpest, Rorschach test, second-best, self-addressed, self-possessed, sweatervest, vision quest; ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Women in South Asia: Maldives (2004)

Punishments usually are confined to fines, compensatory payment, house arrest, imprisonment, or banishment to a remote atoll.

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

house arrest /haus o'rest/ noun (uncount) You are put under house arrest if you are held prisoner by being prevented from leaving your ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary American Social Issues [4 volumes] (2010)

by Michael Shally-Jensen

House arrest restricts the offender to home except when at school, work, or court- assigned treatment, and electronic monitoring becomes the technological means of securing compliance. Electronic monitoring has been described as the most ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Buddhism (2013)

by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish

Already under house arrest by 1989 and barred from campaigning, Suu Kyi became Secretary ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

house arrest 5 Education a section of a school which contains some students from every age group, for sport, debates, etc. 6 a legislative or advisory group: the House of Commons. 7 a theatre. 8 the audience in a theatre, debate, etc.

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