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Definition of fence in phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fence in

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    fence in somebody

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    fence in something

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    fence somebody in

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    fence something in

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  1. 1to surround somebody/something with a fence The small grass patch was fenced in.
  2. 2to restrict somebody’s freedom synonym hem in She felt fenced in by domestic routine.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fence in