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Noun
The outside limit of an object, area, or surface
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“It is almost always observable at the confines of the valley that the wind blows from the mountains during the evening.”
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A given or specified area or region
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“At an early hour, the bellman goes round the borough commanding all those who hold land or dwellings within the confines of the town to appear at the Hockney.”
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The range or scope of something
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“He must work within the confines of his authority and power. In doing this, the leader will be executing his responsibility.”
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The official power to make legal decisions and judgements
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A particular branch of study or sphere of activity or interest
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Plural for a pen for livestock, especially cattle or horses, on a farm or ranch
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Plural for the action of fixing the boundary or limits of something
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To imprison or incarcerate someone
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“There is a danger that his enemies will confine him in prison most of his life, and it will cause him to be poor, gloomy and despondent.”
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To enclose or hem in (on all sides)
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“They were able to forbid processions by employing troops and police to confine the demonstrations within very narrow limits.”
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To confine or keep within certain limits or boundaries
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“Some of the greatest English sonneteers have felt the laws of the Italian sonnet confine their freedom of thought and expression unduly.”
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To keep within certain limits
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To shut off or keep apart, as from company, society, etc.
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To limit, restrict, or inhibit
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To crush by being too tight, such as a foot by a shoe
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To become or make less wide
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To make or become rigidly fixed or immovable
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Make legally null and void
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To reduce (something) in extent or quantity
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To cover an opening
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To commit, confide to another's care, confidence or acceptance, with favoring representations
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Be very economical or mean about spending or providing something
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To squeeze or pack tightly into a specified space
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