Definition of Detention


  • a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home
    "the detention of tardy pupils"
  • a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
    "his detention was politically motivated"
    "the prisoner is on hold"
    "he is in the custody of police"
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Unscramble detention

175 unscramble word found using the letters detention.

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