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Noun Concept
Categories: Articles with short description, Imprisonment and detention, All articles needing additional references
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detention  detainment  hold  custody  detain
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A state of being confined (usually for a short time) WordNet 3.0
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imprisonment
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A state of being confined (usually for a short time) WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Detention is the process whereby a state or private citizen lawfully holds a person by removing their freedom or liberty at that time. Wikipedia
Imprisonment of someone guilty or suspected of a crime Wikipedia Disambiguation
Removal of the freedom of liberty by a state Wikidata
A temporary state of custody or confinement, especially of a prisoner awaiting trial. OmegaWiki
The state of being imprisoned or detained, usually pending a trial. Wiktionary
State of being imprisoned or detained. Wiktionary (translation)
The act of detaining or the state of being detained. Wiktionary
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His detention was politically motivated WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
The prisoner is on hold WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
He is in the custody of police WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
He was mistreated while in police custody. Wiktionary
WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
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