custodial Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “custodial” in the English Dictionary

"custodial" in British English

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uk   /kʌsˈtəʊ.di.əl/  us   /-ˈtoʊ-/ specialized

custodial adjective (PRISON)

custodial sentence UK a ​period of ​time that someone must ​stay in ​prison

custodial adjective (CARE)

relating to the ​legalright to ​care for someone or something, ​especially a ​child: custodial ​care
(Definition of custodial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"custodial" in American English

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custodialadjective [not gradable]

 us   /kʌsˈtoʊ·di·əl/
referring to or having the ​responsibility of ​protecting, ​caring for, or ​maintaining something or someone: custodial ​care a custodial ​staff
(Definition of custodial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “custodial”
in Chinese (Simplified) 监狱…
in Turkish gözaltında olan, tutuklu, hapis cezası alan…
in Russian тюремный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 監獄…
in Polish pozbawienia wolności…
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