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confinement (s) (noun), confinements (pl)
1. The act or the fact of keeping someone or something within specific limits: "The students were not happy about their confinement to the dormitory by the 9 pm curfew."
2. The time during which a woman gives birth, including the initial contractions: "Trudy's sister stayed in a private clinic during her confinement when her daughter was born."
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