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detention


In dictionary for phrase detention was found total 7 words.

Pronunciation:

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detention detence
detention po škole
detention trestní vazba
detention vazba n:
detention vězení n:
detention držba Právnicko-obchodní pojem
Detention Zadržení

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detention

Definition:

DetentionThe act of detaining or keeping back; a withholding.
DetentionThe state of being detained (stopped or hindered); delay from necessity.
DetentionConfinement; restraint; custody.

Synonyms:

hold, custody, detainment,
detainment, hold, custody, confinement, penalisation, penalization, penalty, punishment,

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Number of lists: 2
(noun) detainment|hold|custody|confinement (generic term)
(noun) punishment (generic term)|penalty (generic term)|penalization (generic term)|penalisation (generic term)

Antonyms:

Nothing antonyms found for term: detention

 Flag United states of America round flag English explanatory dictionary

n. 1 detaining or being detained. 2 a being kept in school after hours as a punishment. b an instance of this. 3 custody; confinement. ødetention centre Brit. an institution for the brief detention of young offenders. [F d÷tention or LL detentio (as DETAIN)],

Use in sentenses

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Detention without trial is counterproductive in the fight against terrorism . Věznění bez soudu je v boji proti terorismu kontraproduktivní

Merrian-Webster dictionary

Term Word class Description
detention nounthe state of being detained; especially : a period of temporary custody prior to disposition by a court

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