detain

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detain /dɪˈteɪn/ verb
detains; detained; detaining
detain
/dɪˈteɪn/
verb
detains; detained; detaining
Learner's definition of DETAIN
[+ object]
: to officially prevent (someone) from leaving a place : to hold or keep (someone) in a prison or some other place
formal : to keep or prevent (someone) from leaving or arriving at the expected time

— detainment

/dɪˈteɪnmənt/ noun, plural detainments
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