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custody

noun /ˈkastədi/
care or keeping
custodia
The mother was awarded custody of the children by the court.
the care of police or prison authorities
encarcelamiento
The accused man is in custody.
custodian /-ˈstəu-/ noun a person who guards or takes care of something
guardián
the custodian of an art collection.
(Definition of custody from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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