Translation of "detention" - English-Spanish dictionary

detention

noun uk /dɪˈten.ʃən/

[ no plural ] the act of officially detaining someone

detención
Concern has been expressed about the death in detention of a number of political prisoners.

(Translation of “detention” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

detention

noun /-ˈten-/

the state of being imprisoned

detención
The suspects are being held in detention.

(Translation of “detention” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)