detención

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin detentio, detentionem.

Noun[edit]

detención f (plural detencións)

  1. detention
  2. arrest

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin detentio, detentionem. Equivalent to detener +‎ -ción.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /detenˈθjon/, [d̪e.t̪ẽn̟ˈθjõn]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /detenˈsjon/, [d̪e.t̪ẽnˈsjõn]
  • Hyphenation: de‧ten‧ción

Noun[edit]

detención f (plural detenciones)

  1. arrest
  2. detention
  3. stopping, halt
  4. thoroughness
    Synonym: detenimiento
    estudiar con detención
    study thoroughly
    analizar con detención
    analyse thoroughly
    observar con detención
    observe in detail

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