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confinar

Translation of confinar in English:

transitive verb

  • 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 or exiled to remote parts of the country

intransitive verb

  • confinar con algo
    to border with something

also: confinarse pronominal verb

  • 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 or 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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