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Detention

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detention
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detention
N

detention


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English Definitions

detention
N
a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
detention
N
a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home
detention basin
N
a storage site (such as a small reservoir) that delays the flow of water downstream
detention camp
N
an institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily (usually under the supervision of a juvenile court)
detention cell
N
a large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily
detention centre
N
a large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily
detention home
N
an institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily (usually under the supervision of a juvenile court)
detention house
N
an institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily (usually under the supervision of a juvenile court)
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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