detention

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detention /dɪˈtɛnʃən/ noun
plural detentions
detention
/dɪˈtɛnʃən/
noun
plural detentions
Learner's definition of DETENTION
: the act of keeping someone in a prison or similar place
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[noncount] : the state of being kept in a prison or similar place
: a punishment in which a student is required to stay at school after the rest of the students have left
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