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confinements

noun
plural of confinement

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1 the act of confining or the state of being confined
  • some wild animals take to confinement very poorly

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2 the act or practice of keeping something (as an activity) within certain boundaries
  • the confinement of commercial development to one stretch of roadway is intended to help preserve the town's rural character

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“Confinements.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/confinements. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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