Noun(1) a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war(2) an animal that is confined(3) a person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion
Adjective(1) being in captivity(2) giving or marked by complete attention to
(1) And while scientists don't know for sure, Kunz suggests bat midwifery isn't an anomaly restricted to captive populations.(2) Jared's brother gets whacked, and Jared finds himself a prisoner, inexplicably held captive in a jail cell.(3) I had returned to the bed and was laying down, trying to figure out where I was and who was holding me captive , when the lock clicked on the door.(4) Gerstein's studies with captive manatees have shown that the animals cannot hear approaching boats and get out of the way before being hit.(5) To avoid heavy losses, the banks had their captive securities firms package the loans and sell them as securities to the proverbial widows and orphans.(6) They're a captive audience, with no real choices and no real means to fight for their right to party.(7) The company has made no secret of its intention to work with broadcasters and advertisers, and to market products directly to its 400,000-strong captive audience.(8) It's just plain exploitation of a captive audience.(9) However, instead of just setting up a massive captive development centre, it wants software developers to use its platform to come out with applications.(10) These were then used to hold political prisoners captive .(11) It's an opportunity for box holders to thank a captive audience for their loyalty, as well as fostering goodwill, generating new business and cementing working relationships.(12) But they couldn't move, literally, held captive by a security lockdown after a U.S. airliner smashed into a residential area in Queens nearby.(13) Among the new operations is Euro Insurances, a captive company of Lease - Plan Corporation.(14) Fed up with expensive state assigned-risk pools, DDA rented a captive facility instead - and slashed its expenses by half.(15) Extended interswitching is intended to give captive shippers viable alternatives for rail transport.(16) In Delhi, there would be about 73,000 IT professionals of Indian companies doing both captive and outsourcing jobs.
(1) captive audience :: gevange gehoor
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4. prisoner ::
Different Formscaptive, captives
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