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An example use of confine in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… and crib beds to confine and subdue …”
Confine means to limit the movement of something or someone within a certain area.
the word confine occurs in english on average 3.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that confine can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;