Die Übersetzung von "confine" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


verb uk /kənˈfaɪn/ us

A to limit an activity, person, or problem in some way

restringir, limitar
Let’s confine our discussion to the matter in question, please!
Please confine your use of the phone to business calls.
By closing the infected farms we’re hoping to confine the disease to the north of the region (= stop it from spreading to other areas).

A to keep someone closed in a place, often by force

confinar, trancar
The hostages had been confined for so long that they couldn’t cope with the outside world.

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