Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: confinement

1. confinement (om tilstand) concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe was in labor for six hours.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)childbed, labor, labour, lying-in, parturiency, travail


Mindre specifikke termerbirth, birthing, giving birth, parturition


Mere specifikke termerpremature labor, premature labour


Omfatter disse specifikke termerasynclitism, effacement, obliquity, uterine contraction


Omfatter disse overordnede termergestation, maternity, pregnancy

2. confinement (om handling) the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them


Mindre specifikke termerrestraint


Mere specifikke termercommitment, committal, consignment, house arrest, imprisonment, internment

3. confinement (om tilstand) the state of being confined


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was held in confinement.


Mindre specifikke termersubjection, subjugation


Mere specifikke termercaptivity, constraint, custody, detainment, detention, hold, immurement, imprisonment, incarceration, restraint, solitary, solitary confinement

4. confinement (om handling) the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe restriction of the infection to a focal area.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)restriction


Mindre specifikke termerrestraint


Mere specifikke termercircumscription, classification, constraint, specification, stipulation









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