Translation of "custody" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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custodynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkʌs.tə.di/ us /ˈkʌs.tə.di/

custody noun [ U ] (CARE)

C2 the legal right or duty to care for someone or something, especially a child after its parents have separated or died

The court awarded/granted/gave custody of the child to the father. 法庭将孩子的监护权判给了父亲。
The mother got/received custody of the child. 母亲得到了孩子的监护权。
The parents were given joint custody. 孩子的父母获取了共同监护权。

custody noun [ U ] (PRISON)

C2 the state of being kept in prison, especially while waiting to go to court for trial

The suspect is now in custody.
UK You will be remanded in custody until your trial. 你将被看押候审。

(Translation of “custody” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)