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Definitions of detain:
  • verb:   deprive of freedom; take into confinement
  • verb:   cause to be slowed down or delayed
  • verb:   stop or halt

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See detain used in context: 9 poetry verses, 8 Shakespeare works, 1 Bible passage, 7 definitions

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