being confined

1) solitary confinement (they put him into solitary confinement)

2) confinement to (confinement to quarters)

3) in confinement (in solitary confinement)



4) in confinement (before the birth of a child)

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['lying-in'] (obsol.) in confinement (before the birth of a child)
in confinement (in solitary confinement)
['imprisonment'] ['being confined'] solitary confinement (they put him into solitary confinement)
confinement to (confinement to quarters)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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