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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boxed, boxed-in(a), boxed in(p)adjective

    enclosed in or as if in a box

    "boxed cigars"; "a confining boxed-in space"; "felt boxed in by the traffic"

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boxed-in in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boxed-in in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of boxed-in in a Sentence

  1. David Rudisha:

    My plan was to run from behind but I was caught on the back stretch and boxed in, i was only able to come up in the last 150 meters and kicked to make the team.

  2. France German Andre Greipel:

    Two victories, it's great, the whole team worked well for this sprint. It was the first bunch sprint, it's interesting... with 300 metres I thought I was boxed in but I saw an opening and went for it.

  3. Defense Policy John Venable:

    If Putin continues to get boxed in through sanctions, trading and banking stoppages -- and he starts losing the war, that may be reason enough for him to employ tactical nuclear weapons, the West needs to continue to apply pressure, attempt to broker a settlement/cease-fire while continuing to offer off-ramps that deescalate the potential.

Translations for boxed-in

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • εγκιβωτισμένοςGreek
  • cohibenti-in-Latin

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