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detains

verb
present tense third-person singular of detain

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1 to take or keep (someone) in confinement by authority of law
  • Police detained the suspect.

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“Detains.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/detains. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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