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Verb: put behind bars
  1. (law) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    "The suspects were put behind bars without trial";
    - imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, jail, jug [N. Amer, informal], gaol [Brit], put away, remand, prison [archaic]

Derived forms: putting behind bars, puts behind bars

Type of: confine, detain