solitary confinement

noun

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: the state of being kept alone in a prison cell away from other prisoners He spent three months in solitary confinement.

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“Solitary confinement.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solitary%20confinement. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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