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Catching or apprehending someone
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“Was there reasonable grounds for believing that it was necessary to detain the suspect without charge?”
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Present participle for to keep someone from proceeding by holding them back
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“Immigration officers would detain him with a throng of questions about the purpose of his visit.”
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Present participle for to imprison, confine or incarcerate someone
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Present participle for to postpone from being dealt with
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Present participle for to detain (a person) in conversation against their will
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Present participle for to stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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Present participle for to come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
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Present participle for to limit or restrict
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Present participle for to refuse to give (something that is due to or is desired by another)
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Present participle for to hold on to or continue to have something, both physically or mentally
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Present participle for to become embroiled or implicated in
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Present participle for to make a request or suggestion
Noun
Restricting
Noun
Placing in forcible detention
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