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  • n. Plural form of seclusion.

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Examples

  • Girls of all faiths are encouraged to attend, and the alternative seclusions are now strongly supported by religious leaders, government officials and Meru's Council of Elders.

    Catholic Relief Services: Saying 'No' to 'The Cut' in Kenya

  • During the Easter school break in April 2009, two parishes stretched their capacities to enable 334 girls to attend the alternative seclusions instead of the planned 300 participants.

    Catholic Relief Services: Saying 'No' to 'The Cut' in Kenya

  • These human rights abuses underscore the importance of the life skills, personal growth and increased self-esteem the girls gain during the alternative seclusions.

    Catholic Relief Services: Saying 'No' to 'The Cut' in Kenya

  • Additional funding would allow parishes to sponsor multiple seclusions simultaneously to serve all interested girls and families.

    Catholic Relief Services: Saying 'No' to 'The Cut' in Kenya

  • Some states have gone and developed fairly decent policy in terms of parental notification, training, outlawing re -- certain restraints and seclusions that have taken place in the past.

    CNN Transcript Jul 21, 2009

  • But with the wild rush of change in the pace, scope, materials, scale, and possibilities of human life that then occurred, the old boundaries, the old seclusions and separations were violently broken down.

    The War in the Air

  • She felt that her father in delivering her over to the seclusions of The Horns had intended to preclude her from showing herself in London.

    The Duke's Children

  • After his voluntary seclusions, he suddenly reappeared in his usual haunts, active and feverish as ever, note-book ready to hand, in which he jotted down his thoughts, discoveries, and observations for future use.

    Balzac

  • Warner, it was really a lovely performance, and carried one back to the days when emotions were personified, and nymphs haunted the seclusions of Arcady.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • She does not believe that we are surrounded by enemies, even in our most private seclusions! in our prison! that we are even thrown exclusively upon foreigners in our most confidential affairs; that in

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

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