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Definición de “confine” en inglés

confine

verb     /kənˈfaɪn/
C2 [T] to limit an activity , person , or problem in some way: Let's confine our discussion to the matter in question , please ! Please confine your use of the phone to business calls . By closing the infected farms we're hoping to confine the disease to the north of the region (= stop it from spreading to other areas ).Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding 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 outside world .Putting people in prisonEnclosing, surrounding and immersing be confined to somewhere/sth to exist only in a particular area or group of people : We know that the illness is not confined to any one group in society . This attitude seems to be confined to the upper classes .Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
(Definition of confine verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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