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- n. The borders or limits of an area.
- n. Elements that restrain someone.
- n. The scope or range of a subject.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of confine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a bounded scope
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I agree she naturally can do that type but to only see her in those confines is a stretch. ericlarson
THE one and only universal expert on everythring every where,. but especially within confines of a county or parish where there aint no God and the internet is for sissys .. yuk yuk
Spin: He had a 5.80 ERA with the Dodgers, which goes to show that any pitcher in Petco Park's hurler-friendly confines is worth a flyer.
The "Big Brother" TV show, which is called "Someone is Watching Us" in Turkish, confines a group of people to a house under the constant gaze of cameras.
The 'Big Brother' TV show, which is called 'Someone is Watching Us' in Turkish, confines a group of people to a house under the constant gaze of cameras.
Mr Finkelstein confines himself to commending their "brilliant" insights).
Generally, to throw listeners off the track, slang confines itself to adding to all the words of the language without distinction, an ignoble tail, a termination in aille, in orgue, in iergue, or in uche.
Dr Finn, of Killaloe, in county Clare, was as well known in those parts — the confines, that is, of the counties Clare,
Dr Finn, of Killaloe, in county Clare, was as well known in those parts -- the confines, that is, of the counties Clare, Limerick, Tipperary, and Galway -- as was the bishop himself who lived in the same town, and was as much respected.
Dr. Finn, of Killaloe, in county Clare, was as well known in those parts, -- the confines, that is, of the counties Clare, Limerick,
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