Simple Definition of confinement
: the act of confining someone or something : the state of being confined
: the time when a woman is giving birth to a baby
Examples of confinement in a sentence
The dog was kept in confinement until it was determined to be healthy.
He remained with his wife during her confinement.
First Known Use of confinement
Legal Definition of confinement
1 : the act of confining
2 : the state of being confined
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