Associations to the word «Confinement»


CONFINEMENT, noun. The act of confining or the state of being confined
CONFINEMENT, noun. Lying-in, time of giving birth

Dictionary definition

CONFINEMENT, noun. Concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours".
CONFINEMENT, noun. The act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them.
CONFINEMENT, noun. The state of being confined; "he was held in confinement".
CONFINEMENT, noun. The act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary); "the restriction of the infection to a focal area".

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