Solitary confinement

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Definition

(to be kept) in solitary confinement: (to be kept) imprisoned and completely alone
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Examples

  • "After being kept in solitary confinement for two hours, he will be released only to discover staff and friends dressed as prisoners, and the festivities will begin in the old prison canteen!"
  • "This infuriated my captors, and now I find myself in solitary confinement."

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