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detainee

noun [C] uk   us   /ˌdiː.teɪˈniː/
a person who has been officially ordered to stay in a prison or similar place, especially for political reasons: a political detainee
Translations of “detainee”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指因政治原因的)被拘留者,被關押者…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指因政治原因的)被拘留者,被关押者…
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