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Princeton's WordNet

  1. detention, detainment, hold, custodynoun

    a state of being confined (usually for a short time)

    "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"


  1. detainmentnoun

    The condition of being detained; detention

Webster Dictionary

  1. Detainmentnoun


    Etymology: [Cf. OF. detenement.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of detainment in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of detainment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of detainment in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    Hes been sick for a long time, and Bob Levinson had some rough problems prior to Bob Levinson detainment or capture.

  2. Eliza Solowiej:

    More than 99 percent of their arrestees at every single station are without an attorney throughout the duration of their detainment.

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