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Definition of: detain

(di·tān) v.t.
1. To restrain from proceeding; stop; delay.
2. To keep back; withhold.
3. To hold in custody. See synonyms under RETAIN. [<OF detenir <L detinere <de- away + tenere hold]
—de·tain′ment
noun

Most often used phrases:

detain people
detain suspects
detain persons
police detain
detain individuals
detain suspected
detain us
detain prisoners
briefly detain
detain political
detain terror
detain indefinitely
authorities detain
detain me
detain al

'detain' used in domains:

ledetainer.com
detainme.com
poitiers-leplatdetain.com
hotelplatdetain.com
detainasia.com
detainees.com

Statistical data

"detain" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on city-data.com forum

"detain" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on en.wikipedia.org.

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