Translation for 'captivity' from English to Russian
NOUN1   a captivity | captivities
NOUN2   captivity | -
SYNO captivity | enslavement | immurement | ...
неволя {ж}captivity
плен {м}captivity
военный плен {м}war captivity
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Usage Examples English
  • Historical accounts indicate that before becoming a man-eater, the wolf was captured as a pup in 1817, and kept in captivity for several years before escaping.
  • Syrian hamsters typically live no more than two to three years in captivity, and less in the wild.
  • In captivity they may be fed on commercial cat and dog food. In captivity the adults can live over a year, but in the wild life is probably much shorter.
  • Rowlandson would later write about her experience in "A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs.
  • Manukura (1 May 2011 – 27 December 2020), a North Island brown kiwi, was the first pure white kiwi born in captivity.

  • The two blue sharks started captivity in 1999 and inhabited for 210 and 246 days.
  • These armadillos do not do well in captivity. The survival rate is so low that many will die in transport from where they were captured to their new area of captivity.
  • Cheetahs are known to be difficult to breed in captivity because of their social behaviors and breeding problems.
  • Many individual albino mammals are in captivity and were caught while young.
  • Of 534 personnel of the 2nd Battalion taken prisoner, 86 (16%) died in captivity.

  • Captivity, or being held captive, is a state wherein humans or other animals are confined to a particular space and prevented from leaving or moving freely.
  • Fish farming can enclose the entire breeding cycle of the fish, with fish being bred in captivity.
  • It is rarely kept in captivity. Average clutch sizes for "V.
  • Not only do these rhinoceros face threats being in the wild, but in captivity too. Black rhinoceros have become more susceptible to disease in captivity with high rates of mortality.
  • Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzees weigh around 80 kg for adult males in captivity and 65 kg for adult females in captivity. They stand 1–1.7 m tall when erect.

  • Although a source at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology guesses that "this species is probably not kept in captivity by hobbyists" this species is indeed bred in captivity.
  • Nico (July 1961 – 7 January 2018) was a western lowland gorilla who lived in captivity at Longleat Safari Park, Wiltshire, UK. He was one of the longest lived gorillas in captivity.
  • On 20 May 2013, India's Ministry of Environment and Forests declared dolphins ‘nonhuman persons’ and as such has forbidden their captivity for entertainment purposes; keeping dolphins in captivity must satisfy certain legal prerequisites.
  • The large tank of the "Natural Ecological Museum of the Sea" is one of the largest tanks in Japan for captivity giant kelps (height [...] , width [...]), and more than 10,000 sardines are captivity.
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