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Meaning of “detainee” in the English Dictionary

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detaineenoun [C]

 us   /dɪˌteɪˈni/
someone ​kept in ​prison, esp. for ​politicalreasons: Less than ​half the detainees with ​lawyers have been given a ​trialdate.
(Definition of detainee from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “detainee”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指因政治原因的)被拘留者,被关押者…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指因政治原因的)被拘留者,被關押者…
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