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detainment


detainment

noun

Definition of DETAINMENT

1
an instance or period of being prevented from going about one's business <the returning vacationers' detainment at the border only lasted a few minutes>
2
the state of being held in lawful custody <she'll be kept in detainment until the trial if she can't post bail>
Antonyms discharge, release

March 05, 2015
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