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custodial

adjective uk   /kʌsˈtəʊ.di.əl/ us    /-ˈtoʊ-/ specialized

custodial adjective (PRISON)

custodial sentence a period of time that someone must stay in prison

custodial adjective (CARE)

relating to the legal right to care for someone or something, especially a child: custodial care
Opposite
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