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detention
dɪ'tɛnʃən
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home.
  2. A state of being confined (usually for a short time).
Hyphenationde•ten•tion
Part of Speech(名) noun
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挽留wǎnliúto urge to stay; to detain
延迟yánchíto delay; to postpone; to keep putting something off; to procrastinate; (computing) to lag
拘留jūliúto detain (a prisoner); to keep somebody in custody
拘役jūyìdetention
扣押行动kòuyā xíngdòngdetention
留堂liútángto stay behind (after class); to be given detention; detention
羁押jīyāto detain; to take into custody; detention; imprisonment
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