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detaining, present participle; detained, past tense; detains, 3rd person singular present; detained, past participle;
Keep (someone) in official custody, typically for questioning about a crime or in politically sensitive situations
- she was
without trial for two years
Keep (someone) from proceeding; hold back
- she made to open the door, but he
confine: deprive of freedom; take into confinement
stay: stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
delay: cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
(detainment) detention: a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"
Detention generally refers to a state or government holding a person in a particular area (generally called a detention centre), either for interrogation, or as punishment for a crime (see prison).
Detained is the 20th episode (production #121) of the television series ''. It may be noteworthy for reuniting Scott Bakula with Dean Stockwell for the first time since the series Quantum Leap''.
(Detained (film)) Detained is a 1924 silent comedy film starring Stan Laurel.
Keep (someone) from proceeding by holding them back or making claims on their attention; To put under custody
(detained (to be -)) (v) kеç qalırģa, tıyılırģa
(detained) the removal of a child by a social worker or police officer from someone legally entitled to the child's physical custody. [CRC 5.502(11).]
The Texas Juvenile Justice System does not use the term ‘arrest’ instead they use the word ‘detain’.
to stop or hold - 26 misses
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