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entrap

someone (in something )(with something ) Fig. to use something to deceive someone into involvement in something. The investigators entrapped Max into breaking the law with promises to buy the goods he stole. They entrapped Max into breaking the law.
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2d at 955 ("[T]he proper test of entrapment in California is the following: was the conduct of the law enforcement agent likely to induce a normally law-abiding person to commit the offense?
Determination of frequency of bathwater entrapment occurring: Fluid is evacuated less than 50% of the time.
These materials were developed in response to the observed upswing in grain entrapment incidents at commercial fatalities during the early 1990s.
The FDA has determined the size of gaps that place residents at risk for entrapment based on the most likely body parts to be impacted.
Vent stitch entrapment of Swan-Ganz catheters during cardiac surgery.
At the end of the runner and immediately below the ingate, a significant fold of metal, which would result in aluminum oxide entrapment, was seen (Fig.
Key Words: carpal tunnel syndrome, EMG in carpal tunnel syndrome, median nerve entrapment, postviral disease.
Most tests for air entrapment involve rapid stirring or shearing (usually with a Waring blender) of the paint in question as well as a control that does not show the defect and comparing the results.
Entrapment is not merely a mitigating factor to be considered in sentencing a defendant who is acknowledged to be guilty of a crime; it is not treated in the law in the way, for instance, a defendant's poverty is often treated, as providing reason to give a guilty defendant a lighter sentence than an equally guilty but rich defendant, who also stole for money.
Speed fines by entrapment WHAT a scurrilous bunch our councillors are, and where better can you see their dirty tricks than on the Stockfield Road?
As a result of such operations, we have seen a number of cases brought to trial in the federal courts in which defendants have asserted the entrapment defense.
The NHTSA has received 58 complaints of pedal entrapment and have been investigating the problem since 2010.
I looked up the word entrapment which I felt this to be.
Prosecutor Tariq Shakoor said that over the 12-month period there had been 65 incidents of Coventry Building Society cash machines being targeted with entrapment devices to obtain cards.
But the judge rejected the suggestion that it was entrapment.