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Another word for confinement

  1. The state of being detained by legal authority

      1. A person under the protection or care of another.
      2. A room or division of a hospital set apart for a specific class or group of patients
      3. A child or legally incompetent person placed under the care of a guardian or court
      1. A holding of a person in custody or confinement by authorities for political or military reasons.
      2. A form of punishment by which a student is made to stay after regular school hours.
      3. (Countable) A temporary state of custody or confinement, especially of a prisoner awaiting trial, or of a student being punished.
      1. The state of being detained or held under guard, especially by the police:
      2. A guarding or keeping safe; care; protection; guardianship
      3. The control and care of a person or property, especially when granted by a court:
      1. Expense; cost:
      2. The command to attack:
      3. A claim of wrongdoing; an accusation:
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  2. The act of limiting or condition of being limited

      1. A restricting or being restricted
      2. Something that restricts; a regulation or limitation:
      3. The action of restricting or the state of being restricted:
      1. The condition of being restrained, especially the condition of losing one's freedom:
      2. A restraining influence or action
      3. Control of the expression of one's feelings; constraint:
      1. (Law) A period established by statute during which a lawsuit or criminal prosecution must be initiated.
      2. The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
      3. A limiting rule or condition; a restriction:
      1. One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
      2. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
      3. Confinement or restriction
      1. A circumscribed space or area
      2. A surrounding substance
      3. A limitation or restriction
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Another word for confinement

  1. The state of being confined

  2. The period that accompanies childbirth