Definitions for Confinementkənˈfaɪn mənt
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parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbed(noun)
concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
"she was in labor for six hours"
the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
the state of being confined
"he was held in confinement"
the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)
"the restriction of the infection to a focal area"
the act of confining or the state of being confined
restraint within limits; imprisonment; any restraint of liberty; seclusion
restraint within doors by sickness, esp. that caused by childbirth; lying-in
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This is the last bastion of cage confinement in industrial ag.
Each man is his own prisoner, in solitary confinement for life.
The world is a prison in which solitary confinement is preferable.
This idea of total incarceration just isn't working and it's not humane, solitary confinement literally drives men mad.
We are in a small group of states that have come around to the point of view that solitary confinement is harmful to the mentally ill.
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