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detainments

noun , plural of detainment

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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
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2 the state of being held in lawful custody
  • she'll be kept in detainment until the trial if she can't post bail
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