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confinement

noun uk   /kənˈfaɪn.mənt/ us  
[U] the situation in which a person or animal is kept somewhere, usually by force: She spent most of those years under house arrest or close confinement. [C or U] old-fashioned or formal labour noun (= the process of giving birth to a baby)
Translations of “confinement”
in Chinese (Traditional) 限制, 關押, 禁閉…
in Russian заключение, заточение…
in Turkish nezarethanede tutulma, kapatılma, hapsedilme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 限制, 关押, 禁闭…
in Polish zamknięcie…
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