- con|fines [ `kan,faınz ] noun plural1. ) the borders or edges of a place:They spent most of their time within the confines of the school.2. ) the limits of something such as an activity or way of life:You can't really discuss politics within the confines of a novel.
Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.
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Confines — Bandera … Wikipedia Español
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confines — I noun borders, boundaries, boundary lines, bounds, compound, confinements, curbs, curtilages, division lines, edges, enclosures, ends, environs, extents, extremities, fringes, limitations, limits, lines of demarcation, metes, outer edges,… … Law dictionary
confines — [n] boundaries borders, bounds, circumference, compass, country, dimension, edge, end, environs, extent, limits, orbit, periphery, precinct, proportions, purlieus, purview, radius, range, reach, region, scope, sweep, term, terrain, territory;… … New thesaurus
confines — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ close, cramped, limited, narrow, rigid, small, strict, tight ▪ issues that go beyond the limited confines of the book … Collocations dictionary
Confines — 6°25′N 73°10′W / 6.417, 73.167 … Wikipédia en Français
confines — con|fines [ˈkɔnfaınz US ˈka:n ] n [plural] [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: confins, from Latin confine border , from com ( COM ) + finis end ] limits or borders within/beyond the confines of sth ▪ within the confines of the prison … Dictionary of contemporary English
confines — noun (plural) limits or borders: within/beyond the confines of: within the confines of the prison … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
confines — UK [ˈkɒnfaɪnz] / US [ˈkɑnˌfaɪnz] noun [plural] 1) the borders or edges of a place They spent most of their time within the confines of the school. 2) the limits of something such as an activity or way of life You can t really discuss politics… … English dictionary
Confines — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Confines Country and Admin Code CO.26.3685996 CO … World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II