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detention

US [dɪˈtenʃ(ə)n]
UK [dɪ'tenʃ(ə)n]
  • n.拘留;扣押;监禁;放学后留校
  • Web滞留;雷霆扞将;延迟
Plural Form:detentions  
detention
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n.
1.
[u]
拘留;扣押;监禁the state of being kept in a place, especially a prison, and prevented from leaving
a sentence of 12 months' detention in a young offender institution
在青少年教养院拘禁 12 个月的判决
police powers of arrest and detention
警方的逮捕和拘留权
allegations of torture and detention without trial
拷打和未经审判便进行关押的指控
a detention camp
拘留营
2.
[u][c]
放学后留校,留堂(处罚学生)the punishment of being kept at school for a time after other students have gone home
They can't give me (a) detention for this.
他们不能因为这事罚我课后留下来。

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