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    confinement

    confinement - Dictionary definition and meaning for word confinement

    Definition
    (noun) concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    Example Sentence
    • she was in labor for six hours
    Definition
    (noun) the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them Definition
    (noun) the state of being confined
    Example Sentence
    • he was held in confinement
    Definition
    (noun) the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)
    Synonyms : restriction
    Example Sentence
    • the restriction of the infection to a focal area
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