Definitions for detention centre
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word detention centre
bullpen, detention cell, detention centre(noun)
a large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily
A facility in which people are detained (held in custody); a jail.
An immigration detention facility; a facility in which people who have attempted to enter Australia without prior authorisation are detained, pending a decision on whether they are to be accepted as refugees or returned to their country of origin.
A concentration camp.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The behaviour of staff, particularly male staff, in Yarl's Wood detention centre, is adding to the trauma of survivors of sexual violence.
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