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confines
Pronunciation: / ˈkɒnfʌɪnz /

Translation of confines in Spanish:

plural noun

  • confines (masculine plural)
    límites (masculine plural)
    the confines of something
    los confines or límites de algo
    Example sentences
    • Inevitably the debate before me has ranged a little wider than the narrow confines of that question.
    • Laura, stifled by the confines of her religion and her boyfriend, dreams of freedom and the ocean.
    • My birding is restricted only by my own inability to escape from the confines of city life.

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