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confinar

Translation of confinar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • confinar a alguien a algola parálisis lo ha confinado a una silla de ruedas
    he is confined to a wheelchair because of paralysis
    han sido confinados a puntos alejados del país
    they have been banished to o exiled to remote parts of the country

verbo intransitivo

  • confinar con algo
    to border with something

also: confinarse verbo pronominal

  • to shut oneself away
    tras la muerte del marido se ha confinado en casa
    since her husband died she's stayed shut away inside the house o she's shut herself away inside the house
Example sentences
  • Se le torturó y se le quiere confinar en la prisión.
  • Ella los confina a vivir en nuestro mundo.
  • No confinen a Rama a un nombre y forma particular.

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