détention

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin detentio, detentionem. Equivalent to détenir (to hold, to possess) +‎ -tion.

Noun[edit]

détention f (plural détentions)

  1. (law) detention
  2. possession, keeping, holding

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