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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Containment  \Con*tain"ment\,  n. 
  That  which  is  contained;  the  extent;  the  substance.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  containment  of  a  rich  man's  estate.  --Fuller. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  containment 
  n  1:  the  act  of  containing;  "the  army  was  charged  with  the 
  containment  of  the  rebel  forces" 
  2:  the  act  of  containing  something 




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