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confined

[kuh n-fahynd] /kənˈfaɪnd/
adjective
1.
limited or restricted.
2.
unable to leave a place because of illness, imprisonment, etc.
3.
being in childbirth; being in parturition.
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confinedly
[kuh n-fahy-nid-lee, -fahynd-lee] /kənˈfaɪ nɪd li, -ˈfaɪnd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
confinedness, noun
nonconfined, adjective
preconfinedly, adverb
unconfined, adjective
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confined

/kənˈfaɪnd/
adjective
1.
enclosed or restricted; limited
2.
in childbed; undergoing childbirth
Derived Forms
confinedly (kənˈfaɪnɪdlɪ) adverb
confinedness, noun
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