detain verb

ADV. briefly He was kidnapped and briefly detained by a terrorist group.

VERB + DETAIN need not This issue need not detail us long.

PREP. for She was arrested and detained for distributing pro-democracy leaflets. | in connection with Over 60 people have been detained in connection with the coup attempt.

PHRASES be detained in custody/hospital Two people were detained in hospital following the crash. | detain sb without charge/trial He has been detained without trial for nearly two years now.

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