confined

Definition of confined

adj.1.having movement restricted to within a certain area; - usually a building. Opposite of unconfined.
2.deprived of liberty; especially placed under arrest or restraint.
3.having movement restricted to within an enclosed outdoor area; - of animals.
4.(Med.) not invading healthy tissue.
5.held prisoner.
6.having movement or progress restricted to a certain area; as, an outbreak of the plague confined to one quarter of the city; wildfires confined to within the canyon.

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