Meaning of “housebound” in the English Dictionary

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"housebound" in British English

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houseboundadjective

uk /ˈhaʊs.baʊnd/ us /ˈhaʊs.baʊnd/

unable to leave your home, especially because you are ill:

She's been housebound since the accident.

(Definition of “housebound” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"housebound" in American English

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houseboundadjective

us /ˈhɑʊsˌbɑʊnd/

unable to leave home, esp. because of illness or injury:

Ever since the accident she’s been housebound.

(Definition of “housebound” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)