Translation of "custody" - English-Polish dictionary


noun [ U ] uk us /ˈkʌstədi/

the legal right to look after a child, especially when parents separate

opieka nad dzieckiem lub dziećmi
When they divorced, it was Nicola who won custody of their two children.

when someone is kept in prison, usually while they are waiting for a trial in court

He is being held in custody in Los Angeles charged with assault.
He was taken into custody by Mexican authorities.

(Translation of “custody” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)