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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (with `in') guardianship over; Holding by the police; A state of being confined (usually for a short time).

Usage examples (38)
  • He is in the custody of police
  • Your guests are now in my custody
  • The mother was awarded custody of the children
  • The suspect is in custody for more
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