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English definition of “confine”

confine

verb [T]
 
 
/kənˈfaɪn/
to prevent someone from leaving a place or to prevent something from spreading: [often passive] He was confined to a prison cell for several days.Putting people in prisonEnclosing, surrounding and immersingLimiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
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