Definition of confined in English:

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Pronunciation: /kənˈfʌɪnd/


(Of a space) restricted in area or volume; cramped: her fear of confined spaces
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  • Another feature solves the problem of how to have a leisure area in a confined space.
  • She said the family had slept in their kitchen and the children could not do their homework because of the confined space.
  • So we'll be left with the sort of people who show off on stage at hypnosis gigs acting up in a confined space and trying to root each other.
cramped, constricted, restricted, limited, confining, small, narrow, compact, tight, pinched, squeezed, poky, uncomfortable, inadequate, meagre
archaic strait
rare incommodious, exiguous, incapacious

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