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The state of being held in lawful custody
“… keep him in detainer for at least 72 hours.”
The unlawful taking or withholding of something from the rightful owner under a guise of authority
“She filed an action for unlawful detainer of land after nonpayment of rent.”
One who is holding a captive or captives
One who enforces confinement in a jail or prison
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