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Spanish translation of “detain”

detain

verb /diˈtein/
to hold back and delay I won’t detain you – I can see you’re in a hurry. (of the police etc) to keep under guard Three suspects were detained at the police station. detainee noun a person who is detained (by the police etc).
(Definition of detain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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