Translation of "detainee" - English-Spanish dictionary

detainee

noun uk /ˌdiː.teɪˈniː/ us /ˌdiː.teɪˈniː/

a person who has been officially ordered to stay in a prison or similar place, especially for political reasons

detenido, -a
a political detainee

(Translation of “detainee” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)