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solitary confinement

noun [U] uk   us  
a punishment in which someone is kept in a room alone, usually in a 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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