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confinement

con·fine·ment

confinement

 
pronunciation:
kn faIn mnt
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of confining.
synonyms:
enclosure, limitation, restriction
similar words:
imprisonment, incarceration, keeping
definition 2: the state of being confined; imprisonment.
synonyms:
imprisonment, incarceration
similar words:
commitment, custody, duress, enclosure, prison, quarantine, restraint, restriction
definition 3: the state of being in childbirth; lying-in.
synonyms:
accouchement, lying-in
similar words:
childbirth, labor, parturition, travail
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