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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A state of being confined (usually for a short time).

Usage examples (38)
  • COOPER: And what kind of detainment powers or legal authority does the CDC have?
  • The difference is that BushCo labels the people they kidnap as terrorists and calls the kidnapping "detainment".
  • Until then, the best you can ever do is to lawyer up on the moment of your "detainment" even if they say you are not under arrest.
  • He claims he's been tortured during his detainment. for more
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