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Main Entry: 1capĚtive
Pronunciation: primarystresskap-tiv
Function: adjective
1 : taken and held prisoner especially in war
2 : held or confined so as to prevent escape <a captive animal>
3 : in a situation that makes free choice or leaving difficult <the airline passengers were a captive audience>
- capĚtivĚiĚty /kap-primarystresstiv-schwat-emacron/ noun

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