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Definition of "detains" [detains]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of detain. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "detains" in a sentence
  • "However, once a law-enforcement officer stops or detains someone, a different standard might apply, experts say."
  • "Australia automatically detains asylum seekers while their refugee claims are investigated."
  • "Global Voices Online Fiji: Reaction to detention of alleged bloggers Fiji's miilitary government detains and harasses bloggers."
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