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kənˈteɪndcon·tained

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. containedadjective

    gotten under control

    "the oil spill is contained"

Wiktionary

  1. containedadjective

    Restricted in space.

    The brush fire is now contained, if it doesn't jump the lines it will burn itself out.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contained

    of Contain

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'contained' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2078

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'contained' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4669

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contained in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contained in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of contained in a Sentence

  1. Hermann Hesse:

    There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself.

  2. Jack Watling:

    Because of the institutional organizational capacity of those paramilitary groups, when Saddam Hussein fell and the repression that contained them ended, they flourished. They had the capacity to expand and to operate more overtly.

  3. Patty Courson:

    It's a very dynamic fire, so it's zero percent contained. They haven't been able to get out in front of it.

  4. Stephen Namara:

    In 1994, Signe Mayfield said in The Palo Alto Cultural Center: "A more contained approach to the figure is seen in the lyrical drawing Bend, 1991, by Stephen Namara. In contrast to Neri's expressionistic forms, Namara has depicted the calisthenic stance of the figure in a pure, linear arabesque. An ambient, white light heightens the seductive beauty of the drawing. Its resonance comes from its capacity to act as both an abstract calligraph and Lyrical representation".

  5. Boris Johnson:

    Boris Johnson added that the incident has been contained to the best of Boris Johnson knowledge. To the best of our knowledge the incident has been contained.

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