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  • n  a bounded scope
    he stayed within the confines of the city
  • v  place limits on (extent or access)
  • v  restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
  • v  prevent from leaving or from being removed
  • v  close in; darkness enclosed him"
  • v  deprive of freedom; take into confinement
  • v  to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
News & Articles

  • Google's War On Government Secrecy: A History Of Its Transparency Efforts
    Google's Larry Page and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg made adamant announcements on Friday that the government doesn't have back doors to their servers. The announcements were remarkably similar except Page was able to include this line: "Google has worked hard, within the confines of the current laws, to be open about the data requests we receive. We post this information on our Transparency ...
    June 11, 2013 - Forbes
  • Opera Mail becomes an independent application
    Recently uprooted from the comfortable confines of its browser, the Opera Mail app is now available as a standalone application. The company promises a leaner, meaner email client, but does it really deliver?…
    June 11, 2013 -
  • RSL: Open Cup win could extend home streak
    RSL: Open Cup win could extend home streak by Aaron Falk The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 11, 2013 11:27PM MDT Real Salt Lake has looked plenty comfortable lately. RSL has not had to play away from the friendly confines of Rio Tinto Stadium since before the calendar changed to June — a stretch of what will be six straight home games by the time the Seattle Sounders come to Utah next weekend ...
    June 11, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune

  • Nicolas Anelka in
    It happened within the confines of the changing rooms, between the coach and me, in front of my team-mates and the staff,Anelka told newspaper France Soir. "That should never have come out of the changing rooms." "I don't know who...
  • Manmohan Singh in Times of India
    There is credible information about ongoing plans of terrorists in Pakistan to carry out fresh attacks. The area of operation of these terrorists today extends far beyond the confines of Jammu and Kashmir and covers all parts of our country,...
  • President Bush in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
    In the confines of that tiny space, the soldiers had no chance to escape,Bush said. "In that split-second decision, Private McGinnis lost his own life and saved his comrades."

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