Definition of Detentions

1. Noun. (plural of detention) ¹



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Definition of Detentions

1. detention [n] - See also: detention

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Detentions

detects
detent
detente
detented
detentes
detenting
detention
detention basin
detention camp
detention cell
detention centre
detention centres
detention home
detention homes
detention house
detentions (current term)
detentist
detentists
detents
detenu
detenue
detenues
detenus
deter
deterge
deterged
detergence
detergencies
detergency
detergent

Literary usage of Detentions

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1. Confessions at Any Cost: police torture in Russia by Diederik Lohman (1999)
"For example, a number of torture victims and their relatives told Human Rights Watch that police justified their detentions by ..."

2. Behind the Red Line: Political Repression in Sudan by Jemera Rone, Brian Owsley, Human Rights Watch/Africa (1996)
"Following the mass detentions the ... using threatening language.297 detentions Following Demonstrations, and Due Process Under Sudan's system of ..."

3. Under Orders: War Crimes in Kosovo by Fred Abrahams (2001)
"... ARRESTS AND detentions Throughout the armed conflict in 1998 and early 1999, arbitrary arrests and detentions of Kosovar Albanians were commonplace. ..."

4. A Threat to "Stability": Human Rights Violations in Macedonia by Fred Abrahams (1996)
"ARBITRARY SEARCHES AND detentions Human Rights Watch/Helsinki heard credible ... Such cases of arbitrary searches and detentions mentioned elsewhere in this ..."

5. Conspicuous Destruction: War, Famine, and the Reform Process in Mozambique by Human Rights Watch (Organization). (1992)
"It presents its annual reports to the national legislature, the Assembly of the Republic. POLITICAL detentions Political detentions were a feature of the ..."

6. Narrative of the Late Expedition to the Dead Sea: From a Diary by One of the edited by Edward P. Montague (1849)
"detentions—Powder on board—At anchor off the Battery, New York, with pilot on board—Wind-bound—Steamboats on the North and East rivers—Ships in ..."

7. The American Railway: Its Construction, Development, Management, and Appliances by Thomas Curtis Clarke (1889)
"Sixteen Months' Journey of a Car—detentions by the Way—Difficulties of the Car Accountant's Office-—Necessities of Through Freight—How a Company's Cars are ..."

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