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detention

detention(
dih
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tehn
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (education)
a. el castigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
If you're late a third time you'll get detention.Si llegas tarde una tercera vez vas a recibir un castigo.
2. (act of taking into custody)
a. la detención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Amnesty International is calling on the government to end the detention without trial of political prisoners.Amnistía Internacional pide al gobierno poner fin a la detención sin juicio de los presos políticos.
b. el arresto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The police only informed his family of his detention the following day.La policía informó a su familia de su arresto recién al día siguiente.
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detention
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (law)
a. el detención f, arresto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
in detentionbajo arresto
detention centercentro de internamiento or reclusión de menores
2. (school)
a.
to get detentionser castigado a quedarse en el colegio después de terminadas las clases
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detention [dɪˈtenʃən]
noun
[of criminal, spy] detención (f); arresto (m); [of schoolchild] castigo (m)
to get a detention quedarse castigado después de clase
modifier
detention centre detention center (US) (n) centro (m) de detención
detention home (n) (US) centro (m) de rehabilitación
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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