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solitary confinementnoun [U]

uk   /ˌsɒl.ɪ.tər.i kənˈfaɪn.mənt/  us   /ˌsɑː.lə.ter.i kənˈfaɪn.mənt/
(Definition of solitary confinement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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solitary confinementnoun [U]

 us   /ˈsɑl·əˌter·i kənˈfɑɪn·mənt/
the ​condition of being ​keptalone in a ​room in ​prison
(Definition of solitary confinement from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “solitary confinement”
in Chinese (Simplified) 单独禁闭,单独监禁…
in Turkish hücre hapsi…
in Russian одиночное заключение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 單獨禁閉,單獨監禁…
in Polish odosobnienie, izolatka…
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