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con·fine

 (kən-fīn′)
tr.v. con·fined, con·fin·ing, con·fines
1. To keep within bounds; restrict: Please confine your remarks to the issues at hand. See Synonyms at limit.
2. To shut or keep in, especially to imprison.
3. To restrict in movement: The sick child was confined to bed.

[French confiner, from Old French, from confins, boundaries; see confines.]

con·fin′a·ble, con·fine′a·ble adj.
con·fin′er n.

confined

(kənˈfaɪnd)
adj
1. enclosed or restricted; limited
2. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) in childbed; undergoing childbirth
confinedly adv
conˈfinedness n

con•fined

(kənˈfaɪnd)

adj.
1. limited or restricted.
2. kept from leaving a place by illness, imprisonment, etc.
3. being in childbirth; being in parturition.
con•fin′ed•ly, adv.
con•fin′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.confined - not invading healthy tissue
invasive - marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue; "invasive cancer cells"
2.confined - not free to move about
unfree - hampered and not free; not able to act at will
restricted - subject to restriction or subjected to restriction; "of restricted importance"
unconfined - not confined
3.confined - being in captivity
unfree - hampered and not free; not able to act at will

confined

adjective restricted, small, limited, narrow, enclosed, cramped His long legs were cramped in the confined space.
Translations
ضَيِّق، صَغيرمَحْصورٌ ، مَحْجوز في
omezenýstísněnýupoutaný
begrænsetbegrænset tilbundet tilsnæver
ágy: ágyhoz kötötten
òröngur, lítillrúmfastur
upútaný
…-e bağlı kalmışküçük

confined

[kənˈfaɪnd] ADJreducido
a confined spaceun espacio reducido

confined

[kənˈfaɪnd] adj [space] → restreint(e), réduit(e)

confined

adj spacebeschränkt, begrenzt; atmospherebeengend

confined

[kənˈfaɪnd] adj (space) → ristretto/a
a confined space → uno spazio ristretto

confine

(kənˈfain) verb
1. to keep within limits; to stop from spreading. They succeeded in confining the fire to a small area.
2. to shut up or imprison. The prince was confined in the castle for three years.
conˈfined adjective
1. (with to) kept in or shut up in. confined to bed with a cold.
2. narrow, small. a confined space.
conˈfinement noun
1. state of being shut up or imprisoned. solitary confinement.
2. (the time of) the birth of a child. her third confinement.
ˈconfines (ˈkon-) noun plural
limits or boundaries. within the confines of the city.

confined

a. recluido-a, confinado-a.
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Importance of preliminary (before using the genetic test) differentiation and identification of the species Armillaria in the field can be connected with necessity for receiving source information on occurrence and confinedness of separate species in certain regions, depending on type and tempo of natural resources exploitation.
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