detainable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

detain +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

detainable (not comparable)

  1. Capable of being detained.
    • 2009 September 26, The Associated Press, “Kuwaiti Ordered Released From Guantánamo Bay”, in New York Times[1]:
      He was sent to Guantánamo in 2002, and Judge Kollar-Kotelly found that from the beginning of his stay, “there is no evidence in the record that anyone directed any allegations toward al-Rabiah nor any indication that interrogators believed al-Rabiah had engaged in any conduct that made him lawfully detainable.”