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Definition of "contained" []

  • Kept from going beyond certain limits; confined (adjective)
  • Restricted in space. (adjective)

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  • Simple past tense and past participle of contain. (verb)

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Use "contained" in a sentence
  • "Researchers asked participants to carry out two tasks: checking if a word contained a particular letter, or thinking about the word's meaning."
  • "Thanks to the power of the Word contained in the hieroglyphs, Ahhotep had made the invisible presence of her dead husband real and effective."
  • "She forced herself to keep her expression contained and then said, “Please go on.”"