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Spanish translation of “confine”

confine

verb /kənˈfain/
to keep within limits; to stop from spreading
confinar, limitar
They succeeded in confining the fire to a small area.
to shut up or imprison
confinar, recluir
The prince was confined in the castle for three years.
confined adjective (with to) kept in or shut up in
recluido
She was confined to bed with a cold.
narrow, small
reducido, limitado
a confined space.
confinement noun state of being shut up or imprisoned
reclusión
solitary confinement.
(formal, old-fashioned) (the time of) the birth of a child
parto
her third confinement.
confines /ˈkon-/ noun plural (formal) limits or boundaries
límites, confines
within the confines of the city.
(Definition of confine from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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