(especially of a prisoner) deprived of any communication with others.

1835–45, Americanism; < Spanish incomunicado. See in-3, communicate Unabridged
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incommunicado (ˌɪnkəˌmjuːnɪˈkɑːdəʊ)
adv, —adj
(postpositive) deprived of communication with other people, as while in solitary confinement
[C19: from Spanish incomunicado, from incomunicar to deprive of communication; see in-1, communicate]

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Word Origin & History

1844, Amer.Eng., from Sp. incomunicado, pp. of incomunicar "deprive of communication," from in- "not" + comunicar "communicate," from L. communicare "to share, impart," from communis (see common).
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Example sentences
Its secret prisons, into which suspects are disappeared for incommunicado
  interrogation, remain open.
The leading political figures of the day were held incommunicado.
Several groups expressed concern over the situation of detainees held
  incommunicado, but the government did not respond.
There are no restrictions on the ability of the government to detain and
  imprison persons at will and to hold them incommunicado.
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