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To apprehend or arrest someone
“Was there reasonable grounds for believing that it was necessary to detain the suspect without charge?”
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To keep someone from proceeding by holding them back
“Immigration officers would detain him with a throng of questions about the purpose of his visit.”
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To postpone from being dealt with
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To imprison, confine or incarcerate someone
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To detain (a person) in conversation against their will
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To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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Be hampered or constrained by
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To refuse to give (something that is due to or is desired by another)
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To become embroiled or implicated in
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To make a request or suggestion
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