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solitary confinement

noun [U]
 
 
a punishment in which a prisoner is kept in a room alone: He was kept in solitary confinement for ten days.Putting people in prison
Translations of “solitary confinement”
in Chinese (Traditional) 單獨禁閉,單獨監禁…
in Russian одиночное заключение…
in Turkish hücre hapsi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 单独禁闭,单独监禁…
in Polish odosobnienie, izolatka…
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