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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of restraining of a person's liberty by restricting them to quarters; The state of being restrained; Concluding state of pregnancy.

Usage examples (35)
  • I am not prepared to accept hospital confinement solely on the basis of being under 38 weeks' gestation.
  • He was held in confinement
  • Tikhon, by now in confinement, at first attempted to resist.
  • You shall not need to lie long in confinement, long in concealment. for more
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