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Translation of "custody" - English-Spanish dictionary

custody

noun [no plural]   /ˈkʌs·tə·di/
the legal right to look after a child, especially when the child’s parents separate custodia When they divorced, it was Nicola who won custody of their two children.
the state of being kept in prison, usually while you are waiting for a trial in court custodia He is being held in custody in Los Angeles charged with assault. He was taken into custody by Mexican authorities.
(Definition of custody from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

custody

noun /ˈkastədi/
care or keeping custodia The mother was awarded custody of the children by the court.
the care of police or prison authorities encarcelamiento The accused man is in custody.
custodian /-ˈstəu-/ noun
a person who guards or takes care of something guardián the custodian of an art collection.
(Definition of custody from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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