Translation of "custody" - English-German dictionary


noun /ˈkastədi/

care or keeping

die Aufsicht
The mother was awarded custody of the children by the court.

the care of police or prison authorities

der Gewahrsam
The accused man is in custody.
custodian /-ˈstəu-/ noun

a person who guards or takes care of something

der Aufseher
the custodian of an art collection.

(Translation of “custody” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)