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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·fine·ment /kənˈfaɪnmənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·fine·ment /kənˈfaɪnmənt/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·fine·ment n.
 1. Restraint within limits; imprisonment; any restraint of liberty; seclusion.
    The mind hates restraint, and is apt to fancy itself under confinement when the sight is pent up.   --Addison.
 2. Restraint within doors by sickness, esp. that caused by childbirth; lying-in.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to
           the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
           [syn: parturiency, labor, labour, lying-in, travail,
      2: the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining
      3: the state of being confined; "he was held in confinement"