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English definition of “confine”

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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