Definition of Incommunicado

1. Adjective. Without the means or right to communicate. "Incommunicado political detainees"




Definition of Incommunicado

1. Adjective. In a state or condition in which one is unable or unwilling to communicate. ¹

2. Adverb. In a manner in which communication with outsiders is not possible, for either voluntary or involuntary reasons, especially due to confinement or reclusiveness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incommunicado

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incommunicado

incommode
incommoded
incommodement
incommodements
incommodes
incommoding
incommodious
incommodiously
incommodiousness
incommodities
incommodity
incommodius
incommunicability
incommunicable
incommunicably
incommunicado (current term)
incommunicated
incommunicatively
incommunicativeness
incommutability
incommutable
incommutably
incompact
incomparabilities
incomparability
incomparable
incomparably
incompared

Literary usage of Incommunicado

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1. Prison Conditions in Spain by Joanna Weschler (1992)
"incommunicado Detention Spanish law allows for incommunicado detention of up to five days following an arrest." It also makes it possible for a judge to ..."

2. A Victory Turned Sour: Human Rights in Kuwait Since Liberation by Middle East Watch (Organization), Middle East Watch (Organization (1991)
"From February 26 until March 23, almost all detainees were held incommunicado. On March 23, the International Committee of the Red Cross gained access for ..."

3. Creating Enemies of the State: Religious Persecution in Uzbekistan by Acacia Shields (2004)
"incommunicado Detention Many of those arrested on religion-related charges have been kept ... They were held incommunicado, isolated from family visitors, ..."

4. "Welcome to Hell": Arbitrary Detention, Torture, and Extortion in Chechnya by Human Rights Watch, Johanna Bjorken, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Peter Bouckaert (2000)
"... harassment, or other abuse. Detainees released without documents become virtual prisoners in their home districts. incommunicado Detention ..."

5. The Human Rights Watch Global Report on Prisons by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch (Organization (1993)
"In some countries, incommunicado detention is authorized by law. In Spain the law allows up to five days of incommunicado detention following an arrest; ..."

6. War-time Talks and Essays by Thomas Emory McKinney (1919)
"Many of these foreign-born, in consequence remain incommunicado so far as we are concerned. They are not in the melting pot. The process of amalgamation ..."

7. Through the Eyes of a Beelzebub: A Book of Poems by Walter Prytulak (2006)
"... well groomed for destruction Leads only to crippled and one-handed creatures, Long distance away from what you have intended. incommunicado ..."

8. Human Rights in the Middle East by DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"Many of the accused alleged that they had been tortured or ill-treated during garde-a-vue (pretrial incommunicado) detention. The judges apparently made no ..."

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