confinement confinement  /kən ˈfaɪn mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
  2. (n) the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
  3. (n) the state of being confined
  4. (n) the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)

News

  1. Murder suspects: 'It was something that popped in our heads'

    Formal murder charges were filed Thursday against two men in the death of Katelyn Wolfe. Randal E. Crosley, 25, and Jordan Buskirk, 26, have both been charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, rape and criminal confinement in Wolfe’s death. Crosley was further charged with two counts of dealing in a Schedule IV controlled substance.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington Times-Herald

  2. Tama County rejects proposed hog confinement

    Tama County supervisors have unanimously rejected a planned 4,400-head hog confinement backed by the president of the Iowa Board of Regents.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

  3. Tama County rejects proposed hog confinement - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA

    TOLEDO, Iowa (AP) - Tama County supervisors have unanimously rejected a planned 4,400-head hog confinement backed by the president of the Iowa Board of Regents.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WOI-TV Des Moines

Quotes

  1. And Justice Antonin Scalia wrote of the ruling, "Most tragically it sets our military commanders the impossible task of proving in a civilian court ...... that evidence supports the confinement of each and every prisoner."
    on Jun 12, 2008 By: Antonin Scalia Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Mr Tsvangirai told CNN that some of the prisoners were "in good shape, but others, you know what happens in confinement".
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: Morgan Tsvangirai Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. Bush added, "Many specifics of this program, including where these detainees have been held and the details of their confinement, cannot be divulged. Doing so would provide our enemies with information they could use to take retribution against our...
    on Sep 7, 2006 By: President Bush Source: American Daily

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