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Noun
The protective care or guardianship of someone or something
“Some of the culture clash between care and custody can be dealt with.”
Noun
Imprisonment prior to being tried
“The three were taken into custody in connection with alleged plans to attack the US embassy in Paris.”
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An authority or command over something or someone
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The state of being a mother
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Something deposited or pledged as a guarantee of the fulfillment of an undertaking or loan
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The act of guarding, protecting, or guiding
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A responsibility or duty assigned to someone
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The limitation or control of someone or something, or the state of being restricted
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The action of seizing someone and taking them into custody
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