Significado de “detention” - Diccionario inglés

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(Definición de detention de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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detentionnoun [ C/U ]

us /dɪˈten·tʃən/

the act or condition of being officially forced to stay in a place:

[ U ] He claimed that his detention by the authorities was unlawful.

Detention is also a punishment in which a student must remain in school for a short time after classes have ended for the day.

(Definición de detention de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)