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Turkish translation of “detention”

detention

noun
 
 
/dɪˈtenʃən/
PRISON [U] when someone is officially kept somewhere and not allowed to leave
tutukla(n)ma, alıkon(ul)ma, hapsetme
Putting people in prisonPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
SCHOOL [C, U] when a student is kept in school after the other students leave, as a punishment
ders bitimi okulda kalma cezası
Schools in generalPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
(Definition of detention from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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