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Significado de “confine” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "confine" - Diccionario Inglés

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confineverb

uk   /kənˈfaɪn/  us   /kənˈfaɪn/
C2 [T] to ​limit an ​activity, ​person, or ​problem in some way: Let's confine ​ourdiscussion to the ​matter in ​question, ​please! Please confine ​your use of the ​phone tobusinesscalls. By ​closing the ​infectedfarms we're ​hoping to confine the ​disease to the ​north of the ​region (= ​stop it from ​spreading to other ​areas).
C2 [T usually passive] to ​keep someone ​closed in a ​place, often by ​force: The ​hostages had been confined for so ​long that they couldn't ​cope with the ​outsideworld.
be confined to somewhere/sth
to ​exist only in a ​particulararea or ​group of ​people: We ​know that the ​illness is not confined to any one ​group in ​society. This ​attitudeseems to be confined to the verty ​wealthy.

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Significado de "confine" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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confineverb [T]

 us   /kənˈfɑɪn/
to ​keep someone or something within ​limits: The ​animals were confined in a ​largepen. Harris does not confine her ​stagework to Broadway.
If something is confined to a ​particulargroup of ​people, it ​exists only among them: Cancer is not confined to ​oldpeople.
confined
adjective  us   /kənˈfɑɪnd/
You can’t ​keepkids in a confined ​space for ​long.
confinement
noun [U]  us   /kənˈfɑɪn·mənt/
He was ​tired of the ​constant confinement of his ​office.
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