detener

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

detener

  1. to arrest

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin detinēre, present active infinitive of detineō. Cognate with English detain, Italian detenere, Portuguese deter, and Romanian deține.


Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /deteˈneɾ/, [d̪et̪eˈneɾ]

Verb[edit]

detener (first-person singular present detengo, first-person singular preterite detuve, past participle detenido)

  1. to arrest
  2. to stop, halt
    Synonym: parar
  3. to detain

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