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English definition of “confine”


verb [T]    /kənˈfɑɪn/
to keep someone or something within limits: The animals were confined in a large pen. Harris does not confine her stage work to Broadway. If something is confined to a particular group of people, it exists only among them: Cancer is not confined to old people. confined    /kənˈfɑɪnd/ adjective You can’t keep kids in a confined space for long. confinement    /kənˈfɑɪn·mənt/ noun [U] He was tired of the constant confinement of his office.
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