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confines

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1 a real or imaginary point beyond which a person or thing cannot go
  • within the confines of the city
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2 the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something
  • outside the confines of the school walls
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3 an area over which activity, capacity, or influence extends
  • That's beyond the confines of my power as dean of the college.
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