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The action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody
“She has in my view made up a story of arrest and detention between May and September 1999.”
An instance or period of being prevented from going about one's business
“The detention at the airport security checkpoint was brief, but because he was running late, it caused him to miss his flight.”
The action of capturing or of being captured
Lack of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive
An official formal accusation for a criminal offence, or the process by which it is brought to a jury
The quality or fact of being late; lateness
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